The army’s media wing said that the Army Chief thanked Ambassador for his services in Pakistan and acknowledged his contributions towards Pak-US relations.
Ambassador Hale thanked the COAS for the contributions of Pak Army towards regional peace and stability.
Earlier in the day, the outgoing ambassador had a brief meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Matters of mutual interest and regional politics was discussed in the meeting.
In a message before meeting the Pakistani officials, Ambassador Hale said in a tweet: “Serving as the American Ambassador to Pakistan has been a great privilege. I carry with me the kindness, warmth and hospitality the Pakistani people have shown me since I arrived in 2015.”