RAWALPINDI: The National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan Kentaro Sonoura on Wednesday called on the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, matters of mutual interest including bilateral security cooperation and overall regional situation were discussed during the meeting.
On the occasion, Kentaro Sonoura fully supported Pakistan’s efforts for the peace in Afghanistan through political reconciliation, reads the statement.
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan, on August 31, had urged Japan to support Pakistan in education sector, science, technological cooperation and vocational training as human resource development is a priority of his government.
He was talking to State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Kazuyuki Nakane. The dignitary congratulated him on the recent election victory of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and assuming the office of prime minister.
PM Imran had expressed desire to work closely with Japan to expand bilateral cooperation in all areas, particularly in trade, investment, economic and human development.