According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said that United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.
The ISPR said that matters of mutual interest, regional security, the current situation in Afghanistan & collaboration in humanitarian assistance were discussed during the meeting.
The ISPR added that Army Chief restated the need for convergence of world efforts to avert humanitarian and refugee crisis in Afghanistan.
COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa also commended the role of UNHCR in promoting UN core values and their response during crises.
The Army’s media wing said that “The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s effort for hosting four Million Afghan refugees for over four decades,”
The ISPR press release further reads that Filippo Grandi also lauded Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation including the provision of humanitarian aid/ assistance and pledged to play their role for further improvement in cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.
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