KABUL,  2 October: In an attempt to bridge the growing trust deficit between the two neighbouring countries, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Kabul on Sunday to hold discussions with Afghan authorities, Dawn reported.

Quoting quoting a statement from the Afghan president’s office, the newspaper reported that during a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, matters of regional security and counter-terrorism efforts were discussed.

“Both sides discussed various important issues including security in the region, bilateral relationships, peace and stability, anti-terror efforts, business and transit relationships, and mid-term and long-term relationships between Afghanistan and Pakistan,” .