United States National Security Adviser Calls on COAS
Gen H. R. McMaster, U.S. NSA called on COAS at GHQ on April 17, 2017. The visiting dignitary was briefed about Pakistan's war on terror and its contributions to regional and global stability. It was highlighted that distinguished feature of Pakistan's counter-terrorism effort is focused against terrorists of all hue and colour. COAS said that while Pakistan itself is victim of state sponsored terrorism it strongly rejects allegations of employing proxies from its soil. U.S. NSA acknowledged Pakistan Army's efforts in eliminating terrorists and their infrastructure, assuring U.S. support to bring peace and stability in the region and the world.
Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Calls on COAS
Mr. Mehdi Honardoost, Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Evolving regional security matrix and other issues of mutual interest were discussed, including measures against common threat of terrorism. COAS said that ‘Pakistan greatly values historic Pak-Iran relationship and the same shall continue based on mutual trust and respect for each other’s interests.’