Army chief arrives in Tajikistan to participate in QCTC forum
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday arrived in Tajikistan on a three-day official visit to participate in Quadrilateral Counter Terrorism Coordination (QCTC) forum comprising Pakistan, China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
Ministries of Defence and military leadership of all four countries have held several staff level consultations over the last few months to formulate agenda points for conduct of this event, said the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army’s media wing.
Upon arrival, COAS called on the Tajik Defence Minister Mr Sherdil Mirzo and Chinese Chief of Joint Staff, General Li Zuocheng.
During the next two days the forum shall discuss regional security environment and way forward in relation to situation in Afghanistan and Counter Terrorism efforts.