Rawalpindi, 19 June: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Christian Turner called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, reported citing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
According to the military’s media wing, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including the recent developments in Afghan peace process and collaboration in fight against COVID-19 were discussed in the meeting.
During the meeting, the COAS said, “Pakistan values UK’s balanced role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to optimize strategic potential of our relationship based on convergences.”
The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region and pledged to further enhance bilateral relations between both the countries, said ISPR.
Earlier on February 12, British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner had called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ).
According to the military’s media wing, matters of mutual interest, the Afghan peace process, overall security situation, and other issues had been discussed in the meeting.
One soldier was martyred when terrorists attacked Pakistan Army troops stationed near Turbat, the Inter-Services Public Relations said.
The martyred solider, Naik Aqeel Abbas, was a resident of village Mehro Peelo in District Chakwal.
Four FC personnel embraced martyrdom
The incident takes place a little over two weeks after four FC personnel embraced martyrdom and eight others were wounded in two separate terrorist attacks in Quetta and Turbat.