Army chief discusses regional security with Qatar’s deputy PM
RAWALPINDI: Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at the General Headquarters.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest, including regional security issues, were discussed during the meeting.
The army chief said that Pakistan will continue to positively contribute towards regional peace and stability.
In his remarks, Mr Thani, who is also the foreign minister of Qatar, acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan’s achievements in the fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.
A day earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan invited Qatari investment in all sectors of Pakistan’s economy, especially in agriculture, livestock and energy.
He met Qatar’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani who called on him in Islamabad.
The prime minister expressed the hope for early implementation of Qatar’s decision to import one hundred thousand workers from Pakistan.
Expressing satisfaction on increase in Pakistan’s exports to Qatar, the prime minister said bilateral trade will further expand in the coming years.
The visiting dignitary assured the premier of his country’s full support and cooperation in attaining the dream of a progressive, prosperous and forward looking Pakistan.
He also conveyed felicitations and best wishes of Amir of Qatar, on his elections and his keen desire to work with the new leadership in Pakistan for further strengthening close and cordial relations between the two countries.