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COAS Gen Bajwa Visits Pentagon

WASHINGTON: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited Pentagon, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).   

On arrival, the Army Chief was received by Chairman Joint Chief of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford. He was presented guard of honour with 21 gun salute.

The Army Chief had discussion session with Acting Secretary of Defence Richard V. Spencer and CJCS. Regional security situation including Afghan peace process was discussed.

Secretary and CJCS acknowledged contributions of Pak Army in war against terrorism and role towards Afghan peace process.

The Chief of Army Staff also met Chief of Staff US Army General Mark A Milley. Matters related to security and bilateral military cooperation were discussed.

Later, the Army Chief visited Arlington National Cemetery to pay homage to US National heroes. A special ceremony was held at cemetery playing national anthem of both countries.