US Central Command calls on PM Imran

Incoming US CENTCOM commander General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. with Prime Minister Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Incoming commander of the United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM House on Monday.

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 last month after General Joseph Votel’s retirement, also led a delegation that met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday, the Inter-Services Public Relations said.

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