Harvard University students meet PM, COAS

COAS talked about current regional issues and Pakistan Army’s efforts to promote peace and stability, says ISPR


News Desk August 19, 2022
During interactive session, COAS talked about current regional issues and Pakistan Army’s efforts to promote peace and stability. SCREENGRAB

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday held a meeting with a delegation of the students of Harvard University in the US and shared with them his vision for the progress of Pakistan.

The students asked the prime minister questions about the country’s economy, the International Monetary Fund, agriculture, industry, information technology and other sectors.

The prime minister also answered their questions about Kashmir, the role of Pakistan in sustainable peace in the region and Pakistan-China relations.

The students thanked the government of Pakistan and Pakistanis for their hospitality.

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Federal ministers Ahsan Iqbal and Marriyum Aurangzeb, special assistants Ahad Cheema, Syed Fahad Hussain and Jahanzaib Khan and the officials concerned attended the meeting.

Meeting with Gen Bajwa

The students also called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

During the interactive session, it added that the army talked about current regional issues and Pakistan Army’s efforts to promote peace and stability.

"Students thanked the COAS for providing the opportunity. These students will also be visiting various areas of Pakistan as part of their visit," the military's media wing said.

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