COAS reaches Tajikistan to participate in QCTC

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RAWALPINDI, Aug 26 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed
Bajwa reached Tajikistan on Saturday on a three-day official visit for participation in
Quadrilateral Counter Terrorism Coordination (QCTC) forum, comprising Pakistan, China,
Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
Ministries of Defence and military leadership of all four countries have
had held several staff level consultations over the last few months to formulate agenda
points for conduct of this event, says an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement
issued here.
Upon arrival, the COAS called on the Tajik Defence Minister Sherdil Mirzo and Chinese Chief of Joint Staff, General Li Zuocheng.
During the next two days the forum will discuss regional security
environment and way forward in relation to situation in Afghanistan and counter terrorism
efforts.