Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Takashi Kurai called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Monday, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s public relations wing.

According to ISPR, Matters of mutual interest with focus on regional security were discussed during the meeting.

The Japanese envoy lauded efforts and sacrifices of Pakistani people and Army against terrorism. Kurai also expressed his government’s desire to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in all fields.

COAS Bajwa thanked the ambassador and expressed hope that Japan will continue to play a positive role towards peace and stability in the region.