Mr Piotr A. Opalinski, Ambassador of Poland to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday night, revealed the military’s media wing ISPR.
During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral and defence cooperation between both countries were discussed. General Bajwa stated that Pakistan values its relations with Poland which are anchored by mutual trust and profound historic foundations. He further expressed that both countries have convergence of strategic interests on a range of security issues including fight against terrorism.
The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region, especially the Afghan peace process.
Pakistan’s bilateral relations with Poland date back to the 1940’s, following independence in 1947. Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime Minister, made the first diplomatic approaches to Poland, becoming one of the first Muslim countries to substantiate relations with the then-communist government of Poland.