US CENTCOM commander General McKenzie arrives in Pakistan

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Shafaqna Pakistan: United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) commander General Kenneth McKenzie Jr arrived in Islamabad on Saturday along with his 17-member delegation.

According to sources, General McKenzie during his visit to the country will hold important meetings with civil and military leadership.

Earlier this year, General McKenzie met with Prime Minister Imran Khan where the two dignitaries discussed the Pak-US relations and the ongoing Afghan peace talks, among other matters.

General McKenzie Jr, who took over as head of the US CENTCOM in May after General Joseph Votel’s retirement, also met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

The two top commanders discussed the geo-strategic environment and regional security. The discussion included Afghanistan and the February 27 standoff between the Pakistani and Indian militaries.