Saudi-Pak defence ties discussed

Published: February 9, 2014

RAWALPINDI: 

Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif on Saturday called on Deputy Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Salman Bin Sultan al Saud, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a communique.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest and enhanced bilateral defence cooperation came under discussion. Earlier, COAS also performed Umrah and prayed for the peace, progress, and prosperity of Pakistan.

General Raheel Sharif, who is on an official visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), had called on Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on the first day of his tour.

During his visit the army chief met with Deputy Interior Minister Abdul Rahman bin Ali Al Rubaian, Chief of General Staff Royal Saudi Armed Forces General Hussain bin Abdullah Al Qubayyal and Commander Royal Saudi Land Forces Lieutenant General Eid bin Awadh Al Shalwi. During the meetings, matters related to defence cooperation and regional stability were discussed.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 9th, 2014.

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