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British FM hails efforts of Pak Army for regional stability

RAWALPINDI: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Tuesday called on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and shared views with him on regional security and affairs of mutual interest, said the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to an ISPR statement, the meeting took place at the General Headquarters (GHQ), Rawalpindi.

“The British foreign secretary acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts and sacrifices in war against terrorism and for stability in the region,” it read.

Earlier, on arrival at the GHQ, Mr Philip Hammond laid a floral wreath on Yadgar-e-Shuhada (martyrs’ monument). A smartly turned out contingent of the Pakistan Army presented guard of honor to the visiting dignitary.

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