Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Pentagon and met Chairman Joint Chief of Staff (CJCS) General Joseph F Dunford, the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army General Mark A Milley and U.S. Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo.
The army chief discussed ways to improve regional security and situation in Afghanistan.
The COAS also met with Acting Secretary of Defence Richard Spencer.
The U.S. officials acknowledged Pakistan army’s contributions in the war against terrorism.
General Bajwa visited Arlington National Cemetery to pay tribute to the U.S. soldiers.
The national anthem of both countries was played at a special ceremony held at the cemetery.
Talking to the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the army chief said a local strategy is needed for solution to the Afghan conflict.
He said, Pakistan-U.S. partnership remained vital to the promotion of the mutual interests of the two countries.