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Immediate Release

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Meeting With Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa

On October 4th, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III hosted General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, at the Pentagon during the 75th anniversary of relations between the United States and Pakistan.  This long-standing partnership continues today with discussions focused on opportunities to address key mutual defense interests.