Improved security offers foreign investment in Pakistan: army chief
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed on Friday said improved security offered foreign investment in Pakistan, a pivot to regional connectivity.
Addressing the forum on ‘Pakistan’s Regional Security Perspective’ at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London, he said, “Pakistan is at the cusp of achieving sustainable, irreversible and enduring peace and stability. This can be complemented through meaningful international partnership, support and will to take on regional challenges.”
COAS Bajwa said future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinged on the ability to resolve issues and long pending disputes within the region.
This may be noted that on June 18, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had reaffirmed Pakistan’s firm resolve to play its positive role in peace process and to support an intra-Afghan dialogue.
Foreign Minister Qureshi, on an official visit to the United Kingdom, had a telephonic call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss bilateral relations and regional peace and security.
The two sides had discussed reconciliation process in Afghanistan and expressed commitment to work towards bringing lasting peace in the region.