Pakistan wishes to resolve all outstanding issues with India including Kashmir dispute: COAS apprises UK think tanks

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LONDON April 04 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, on Tuesday said that Pakistan is a peace loving country and wished to resolve all unresolved issues with India including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir.
The COAS who is on official visit to the UK was addressing International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) – a think tank.
The COAS shared his thoughts on regional and international security environment, challenges and way forward, media release of Inter Services Public Relations said.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa talked in detail about security situation in Afghanistan and its impact on peace and stability in the region and beyond.
The COAS also apprised the participants about Pakistan’s achievements in its efforts against terrorism and militancy.
He highlighted prospects of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) towards economic development of the region.
Earlier, addressing another think tank – Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the COAS shared his thoughts on regional and international security environment, challenges and way forward.
He also spoke on the role of Pakistan and Pakistan Army towards peace and stability in the region.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa talked in details about security situation in Afghanistan and its impact on peace and stability in region and beyond. He said that Pakistan is positively engaged to bring about peace and stability in the region including Afghanistan.
The COAS also apprised the participants about Pakistan’s achievements in its efforts against terrorism and militancy.
He apprised about the significance of CPEC towards economic development of the region.
The Forum acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s contributions towards peace and stability.
At a reception hosted by Pakistan High Commission in his honor, the COAS interacted with UK based Pakistani community.
He apprised them about environment in Pakistan, achievements in efforts against terrorism and militancy and projected its results through whole of nation approach.
The COAS hailed the role of overseas Pakistanis towards progress of Pakistan and assured them that Pakistan Army shall perform its due role towards security of Pakistan.
All Pakistanis expressed their pride in role and contributions of Pakistan Army towards well being of the country.
Earlier, on arrival the COAS was received by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to UK, Syed Ibne Abbas.