ISLAMABAD - Special Envoy of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar Dr Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani Monday called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ).

Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Faiz Hameed was also present in the meeting, according to a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation, cooperation in various fields and facilitation of reconciliation process in Afghanistan were discussed in detail.

During the meeting, the COAS reiterated that both the countries share great history, cordial relations and deep-rooted spirit of brotherhood, which has transformed into an enduring partnership.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region and pledged to keep working for better relations between the two countries.

Separately, the special envoy of Qatar Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani called on Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad.

Special Envoy of Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs calls on Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

Matters related to bilateral relations and Afghan peace process came under discussion, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior.

During the meeting, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said that lasting peace in Afghanistan is a long-standing dream of Pakistan.

Commending the efforts of Qatar for peace in Afghanistan, he stressed on to continue dialogue with the Afghan Taliban for maintaining peace.

Speaking on the occasion, Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani said that peace in Afghanistan was essential for the social and economic development of the region.

He lauded Pakistan’s civil and military institutions for their countless sacrifices in establishing peace.