Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday reiterated the need for global convergence on Afghanistan for avoiding humanitarian crisis and coordinated efforts for economic uplift of the Afghan people. He made these remarks during a call on paid by Director to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran for Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and UK’s Special Representative on Afghanistan & Pakistan (SRAP) Nigel Casey to Army Chief here at General Headquarters (GHQ), said an ISPR media release. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including the recent developments in Afghanistan were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan valued UK’s role in global and regional affairs, adding, ” we look forward to enhance our bilateral relationship”. He re-emphasized that “Peace in Afghanistan means peace in Pakistan”. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, special efforts for border management, role in regional stability and pledged to play his part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels. Meanwhile, Commander Qatar Emiri Naval Force Major General Abdullah Bin Hassan Al Sulaiti Wednesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at GHQ and acknowledged the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and vowed to enhance cooperation in various fields. During the meeting matters of mutual and professional interest and regional security situation were discussed, said an ISPR media release. The COAS said that Pakistan valued its brotherly relations with Qatar and Pakistan Army also looked forward for enhanced defence and security cooperation with Qatar Armed Forces. The COAS emphasized that for regional peace and stability, there was a need for global convergence on Afghanistan with coordinated efforts for economic uplift of the Afghan people. He also appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, special efforts for border management and role in regional stability.