July 09, 2017
Pakistan peace, sports loving nation, says COAS
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met international football stars on Saturday and said Pakistan is peace and sports loving country. Ronaldinho along with his fellow international football players including Ryan Giggs, Robert Pires, Nicolas Anelka, George Boateng, David James and Luis Boa Morte met the COAS, the ISPR said.
The army chief thanked the international footballers for their visit to Pakistan. He said that Pakistan is a peace and sports loving country. “Sports promote peace and your visit is most welcomed by all Pakistanis especially young footballers,” he remarked.
The visiting players thanked the COAS for organising their tour and the support. They said that Pakistan is a beautiful country and they look forward to enjoy the trip.
General Bajwa also thanked Leisure League for organising the trip in collaboration with the Pakistan Army and promoting peace and sports. Earlier, the army chief hosted a reception in the honour of the visiting football players.