Legendary English footballer Michael Owen met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday.

According to a tweet of Directorate General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR), the COAS thanked the former English footballer for visiting Pakistan and promoting sports specifically football.

Speaking on the occasion the COAS said, “Sports promote peace and this initiative for developing football infrastructure and young talent in Pakistan is a welcome step”.

Earlier today, the former footballer had arrived in Islamabad on a three-day tour. As per the schedule, he will brief Prime Minister Imran Khan on a roadmap to develop football in Pakistan.