Italian ambassador pays farewell call on Army Chief Gen Bajwa.
Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo Tuesday paid a farewell call on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
He appreciated Pakistan’s role for ensuring peace and stability in the region.
Italian ambassador pays farewell
The COAS thanked the Ambassador for his services in Pakistan.
He acknowledged his contributions towards strengthening Pakistan -Italy relations.
The COAS also congratulated the ambassador on his appointment as Civil Senior Representative of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Afghanistan.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the ambassador also pledged to contribute positively towards Afghan peace.
AJK PM also meets COAS
Sardar Masood Khan met him at GHQ in Rawalpindi today on Tuesday.
During the meeting, they discussed matters of mutual interest.
AJK President Sardar Masood
Particularly, they discussed situation on Line of Control and Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir president discussed the prevailing situation on the Line of Control (LOC).
While talking to him, Army Chief General reiterated Pakistan Army’s full support and commitment to the Kashmir cause and its people.
COAS inaugurates hockey match
Meanwhile, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the inaugural hockey match between Pakistan Greens and Pakistan Whites.
According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), he was chief guest of inaugural ceremony.
He lauded Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) and Army Heritage Foundation (AHF) for constructing an international standard AstroTurf hockey stadium at Ayub National Park.
The COAS praised it as a good endeavor for reviving the national game.
Pakistan government and nation continue to raise the issue of oppressed Kashmiris of India-occupied Kashmir.
Since August 5, 2019, Indian government has intensified siege of IOJK while stripping its special status.
However, international community has failed to settle the Kashmir dispute.