Chief of Army Staff General Javed Qamar Bajwa attended the Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held at Kabul today.

Commander USCENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Army Chiefs of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan also attended the conference.

The conference concluded to continue cooperation for peace and stability in the region.

According to the ISPR statement, speaking at the conference COAS reiterated that path to regional peace and stability passes through Afghanistan. 

COAS said that regions develop as a whole, not individual countries, he further stated.

He said that Pakistan has eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil, however, residual signatures of terrorists who take advantage of the presence of 2.7 million Afghan refugees and absence of effective border security coordination, are also being traced and targeted through ongoing operation Radd ul Fasaad, statement further read.

He also assured that Pakistani territory is not allowed to be used against any other country and Pakistan expects the same in reciprocity.

He stated that collaborative approach and persistence is the answer to all challenges, for which Pakistan is ready to play its part.

Earlier the second round of Pak-Afghan talks for peace and security issues ended without any concrete results.

The first round of talks was also held in Kabul on Feb 3.

Foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua represented Pakistan in the earlier talks.

According to the Foreign Office of Pakistan statement, it was two days of good discussions but further work is required on some agreements.