Islamabad, Pakistan: The High Commissioner of UNHCR Filippo Grandi, called on COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday.
During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, the current situation in Afghanistan & collaboration in humanitarian assistance were discussed. COAS reiterated the need for convergence of global efforts to avert the humanitarian and refugee crisis in Afghanistan. COAS also appreciated the role of UNHCR in promoting UN core values and their response during crises.
The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s effort for hosting four Million Afghan refugees for over four decades. He also appreciated Pakistan’s role in the 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.