US Senate’s Armed Services Committee delegation meets COAS

APP60-02 RAWALPINDI: July 02 - A delegation of US senate (Armed Services Committee) headed by Senator John McCain called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS). APP

RAWALPINDI, July 2 (APP): A delegation of the US Senate’s
Armed Services Committee headed by Senator John McCain on Sunday
called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
The visiting delegation included senator Lindsey Graham,
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator David
Perdue and senior members of staff, according to a news release of
Inter Services Public Relations.
Mr Jonathan, US Charge d’ Affairs to Pakistan also accompanied the delegation.
The delegation was briefed about regional security situation
including Afghanistan. The delegation was also briefed how Pakistan
has positively contributed towards peace and stability in the
The COAS thanked the Senators for the visit and efforts for
forging mutual understanding of the Geo-Political/security situation
and challenges ahead.
The COAS reiterated that Pakistan has done its best despite
constraints and shall continue its efforts for peace and stability.
In this regard enduring Pakistan-US security cooperation is a key
Senator McCain appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Army’s
contributions and sacrifices in War on terror.
The senator agreed on importance of Pakistan-Afghan security
cooperation and coordination.