It said that the participants at the meeting held at Joint Staff Headquarters discussed a range of security related issues, including fast-paced developments in the realm of strategic policies.
While chairing the 243rd Corps Commanders' Conference at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, Gen Bajwa reiterated Pakistan's firm commitment to peace.
The Taliban seized power in Afghanistan on August 15, two weeks before the US was set to complete its troop withdrawal after a costly two-decade war.
The meeting took place a day after PM Imran Khan criticised the US for seeing Pakistan's utility only for clearing the mess in Afghanistan.
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin expressed his interest in continuing to improve the US-Pakistan relationship and build upon their multiple shared interests in the region.
August 5 marks the second anniversary of the Indian Parliament's decision to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and bifurcate it into two Union territories.
The army in a statement said that General Qamar Bajwa said there was a need to increase indigenisation through fully integrated public and private organisations in defence production.
Pakistan to open Kartarpur border crossing with India for Sikh pilgrims: Pakistan Minister Fawad Chaudhry
The first indication of opening the crossing was given by Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa when he met Congress politician Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Qamar Javed Bajwa's statement has come close on the heels of former Pakistan president General Parvez Musharraf declaring support for the terror outfits - Lashkar-e-Taiba and JuD.