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