PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Germany’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Jasper Wieck has commended Islamabad’s role in the war-devastated neighbour.
At a meeting with army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi on Saturday, Wieck also appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for regional stability.
A statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said regional security, the current situation in Afghanistan and collaboration on humanitarian measures were discussed.
Gen. Bajwa said Pakistan valued Germany’s role in global and regional affairs and looked forward to enhancing the bilateral relationship.
The world could ill-afford to have an unstable Afghanistan, prone to economic collapse, the army chief told the German diplomat.
While urging sincere global efforts to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe, he underlined the importance of peace and reconciliation initiatives in Afghanistan.