Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss ways to improve military-to-military cooperation

May 12, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to enhance frequency of bilateral interactions at multiple tiers through different command and staff channels to foster an environment of mutual respect, trust, cordiality and cooperation, ISPR reported.

A Two Star level security meeting among  delegates from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Resolute Support Mission was held at General Headquarters Rawalpindi .

According to the ISPR, Chaman incident, border control / management and measures to curb cross-border fire violations were  discussed.

The delegations were led by Afghan DGMO Major General Habib Hesari and Resolute Support Mission's Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations) Major General Christopher Haas.

Pakistan was represented by DGMO Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza. During the trilateral meeting, the senior delegates stressed upon the need to defeat Daesh through complementary efforts in respective areas of operations.

The trilateral meeting was succeeded by a Two Star Pakistan-Afghanistan Bilateral Meeting, in which both sides discussed measures for improving military-to-military coordination and cooperation. - SAMAA