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  • Apr 5th, 2017
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Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that Pakistan wished to resolve all unresolved issues with India including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan is a peace-loving country and wish to resolve all unresolved issues with India," he said speaking at the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), a London-based UK think

tank during his official visit to the UK. The army chief shared his thoughts on regional and international security environment, challenges and way forward, according to the media release of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). General Bajwa talked in detail about security situation in Afghanistan and its impact on peace and stability in the region and beyond.

He also apprised the participants of Pakistan's achievements in its efforts against terrorism and militancy. Pakistan army chief highlighted prospects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) towards economic development of the region. Earlier, he spoke at another think tank - Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) where he shared his thoughts on same topics mentioned above. He also spoke on the role of Pakistan and Pakistan Army towards peace and stability in the region. He said that Pakistan is positively engaged to bring about peace and stability in the region including Afghanistan. The Forum acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army's contributions towards peace and stability. At a reception hosted by Pakistan High Commission in his honour, the CoAS interacted with UK based Pakistani community. He apprised them of environment in Pakistan, achievements in efforts against terrorism and militancy and its results. 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 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.

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