Outgoing Commander United States Central Command pays farewell call on General Raheel Sharif

Rawalpindi, February 28, 2016 (PPI-OT): General Lloyd J Austin, outgoing Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM), paid a farewell call at General Raheel Sharif, COAS at GHQ today. During the meeting, General Lloyd Austin paid rich tributes to the professionalism and achievements of Pakistan Army in operation Zarb-e-Azb. He also acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan for regional stability.

General Raheel Sharif appreciated General Lloyd Austin’s efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan General Austin acknowledged facilitation role in Afghanistan reconciliation process. General Lloyd Austin also thanked Gen Raheel Sharif for the hospitality extended to him during his visits to Pakistan. To pay tributes to the Shuhada of Pakistani Security Forces, General Lloyd Austin also laid a floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada.

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