I will leave on completion of my second three years term: Army Chief

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Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said he will leave following completion of his second three years term adding he would do as he promised earlier.

“ armed forces have distanced themselves from politics , he said this at a lunch at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington.

In an informal talks he said he will stand retired on completion of his second two years term..

It should be top priority of all segments of the society to revive ailing economy, he said adding the nation will not be able to achieve its targets without robust economy. There could be no diplomacy without a strong economy.

According to the ISPR, Gen Bajwa called on retired General Lloyd James Austin III, Secretary of Defence; Jacob Jeremiah Sullivan, National Security Adviser; and Wendy Ruth Sherman, Deputy Secretary of State.

Matters of mutual of interest, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields came under discussion during the meetings.