Gen Bajwa said Pakistan look forward to optimize strategic potential of our relationship

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that Pakistan values Britain’s balanced role in global and regional affairs and wants to further promote strategic cooperation with the UK.

In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

During the meeting, matters pertaining to mutual interest, regional security situation including the recent developments in Afghan Peace Process and collaboration in fight against COVID-19 were discussed.

The army chief said Pakistan 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.

On the other hads, the COAS visited Artillery Centre and installed Commander 4 Corps Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz as Colonel Commandant of Artillery Corps.

While interacting with officers and troops, he appreciated the Corps for displaying the highest standards in all professional pursuits, including their exemplary performance in operations.

Gen Bajwa said, “Pakistan Army will do all that is possible to modernize the Corps of Artillery as part of its overall drive to prepare for the future threat.”

Outgoing Colonel Commandant of Artillery Corps Lieutenant General (R) Humayun Aziz, large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony.