According to Inter Services Public Relations, Senate Armed Services Committee received COAS at Capitol Hill. Chairman Senate John McCain, Senator Jack Reed and senior senator members were present.
Senator McCain appreciated efforts, sacrifices and steadfastness of Pakistan’s Armed Forces, especially COAS leadership in fighting terrorist Network on both sides of Pak-Afghan border, ISPR added.
Appreciating longstanding Pak-US defense cooperation, senator McCain emphasized need to further reinforce this partnership in view of emerging developments, ISPR stated.
With clear regional security perspective, COAS highlighted the need for stepped up Pak-Afghan border management and sustained cooperation to deal with emerging threats, ISPR stated.
The two officials discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan whereas the bilateral ties were also discussed in the meeting.