Newshub18:Army will stay away from politics in Pakistan, retire at the end of term.Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the army will stay away from politics. And he will retire before the end of his term. He said these things in an event at Pakistan Embassy in Washington, USA last Tuesday.
According to the news of the country’s media Dawn, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa participated in a lunch ceremony at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington. Before the lunch, Qamar Javed Bajwa gave an informal speech. There he said that the army has kept itself away from politics for so long and will continue to do so in the future. Bajwa’s second term completes three years next November.
Dawn reported quoting people who attended the luncheon.
The lunch was attended by Pakistani diplomats and people from various walks of life. At this time he said that the current economic condition of the country should be given first priority over all other sectors.
Without a strong economy, the country cannot achieve its goals. Diplomatic relations cannot be good without a strong economy. After lunch, General Bajwa went to the Pentagon. He had a meeting with US Defense Minister Lloyd Austin thereAccording to a Pakistan ISPR statement, besides US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Bajwa met with the country’s National Security Advisor Jeremy Sullivan and Deputy Secretary of State for External Affairs Wendy Ruth Sherman.
During the meeting, mutual interests, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed. Bajwa thanked the US officials for their support during this time. He said that important work like rescue and rehabilitation of flood affected people in Pakistan requires the cooperation of global partners