Pakistani general visits Afghanistan for the first time, at RC-East

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Written by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aileen S. Carter Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs Sunday, 06 June 2010 00:47

 

KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan– U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, Combined Joint Task Force-82 and Regional Command-East commander, (left), buckles up for a flight with Pakistani Lt. Gen. Asif Yasin Malik, 11th Corps commander of Peshawar in Afghanistan, during a visit to Forward Operating Base Salerno, June 5. During the two-day visit to various areas in RC-E, General Asif met with U.S. Army and Afghan military leaders and provided inputs on how to further synchronize efforts to add to stability for Afghans and weaken insurgents’ influence. General Asif commands an area in Pakistan that borders Afghanistan, where insurgents try to cross over and seek refuge outside of Afghanistan. General Asif’s visit marks a first time for a Pakistani to visit Afghanistan in this capacity.(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aileen S. Carter, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)

 NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan- U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, Combined Joint Task Force-82 and Regional Command-East commander, (left), hosts a visit for Pakistani Lt. Gen. Asif Yasin Malik, 11th Corps commander of Peshawar in Afghanistan, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, June 5. During the two-day visit, General Asif met with U.S. Army and Afghan military leaders to provide inputs on how to combine efforts to add to stability for Afghans and weaken insurgents’ influence. General Asif commands an area in Pakistan that borders Afghanistan, where insurgents try to cross over and seek refuge outside of Afghanistan. General Asif’s visit marks a first time for a Pakistani to visit Afghanistan in this capacity.(Photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aileen S. Carter, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 June 2010 00:55