Meeting of Tripartite Commission of Pak-Afghan and Coalition Forces held


Rawalpindi: The Tripartite Commission comprising senior military representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Coalition Forces in Afghanistan, held a meeting in Kabul today. General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan, General Sher Mohammed Karimi, Chief of the Afghan General Staff and General David H. Petreaus, Commander International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan headed the respective delegations.

The meeting reviewed the current security situation along the Pak-Afghan Border. Measures to improve effectiveness of ongoing operations in the respective areas also came under discussion. Steps for better coordination and enhanced cooperation to avoid misunderstandings as regard to the border security were also discussed.
Forum reiterated the resolve and commitment to restore peace and stability in the area. The commission is a recurring event, and today’s meeting was the 34th since the inaugural session conducted in Islamabad in 2003.

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