CENTCOM commander calls on PM Imran Khan in Islamabad

CENTCOM commander calls on PM Imran Khan in Islamabad

Islamabad (Staff Report): United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) Commander General Kenneth F. McKenzie on Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM Office Islamabad to discuss Pakistan-US relations and the ongoing Afghan peace talks, among other matters.

General McKenzie assured to provide every possible cooperation for regional peace and stability.

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua were also present during the meeting.

Earlier the day, General McKenzie held a meeting with Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad and discussed matters pertaining to maritime security.

On Sunday, the US CENTCOM commander led a delegation to GHQ to call on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. took over as head of the US CENTCOM last month after Gen. Joseph Votel’s retirement.