ISLAMABAD: Pak army has officially issued reaction on new U.S policy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, saying Pakistan does not want any kind of financial assistance from U.S.

Chief of Pak army General Qamar Javed Bajwa categorically clarified that Pakistan does not want any kind of financial assistance from U.S. “We want trust from U.S”, he said. He said peace in Afghanistan was in the national interest and according to its policy of Pakistan, adding it was not meant to make happier someone.

According to defence sources, U.S ambassador David Hale was invited to visit GHQ where he was briefed about new U.S policy and Pakistani point of view. According to ISPR, U.S Ambassador David Hale met with the Army Chief at GHQ.

The U.S Ambassador briefed about U.S policy on Afghanistan and South Asia. He said U.S values great Pakistan’s role in war against terrorism. He said U.S wants Pakistan’s cooperation to resolve Afghan issue.

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said likewise any other country Pakistan wanted a peace in Afghanistan. He said efforts to establish peace in Afghanistan are not meant to please someone. He said coordinated cooperation of all stakeholders was need to end war, which was continued from decades. He made it clear that Pakistan does not want any financial benefit from U.S.

He stressed the need to recognize Pakistan’s endeavors for establishing peace. He said establishment of peace was in the best interests of Pakistan. He said Pakistan has done a lot for establishing peace in Afghanistan. He vowed to continued endeavors for establishing peace in Afghanistan.