Pakistan, Afghan military officials stress on mutual cooperation for peace during meeting

Published: May 3, 2018
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An Afghan military delegation, visiting the Southern Command headquarters in Quetta, met with Pakistani military officials and officials of both countries emphasized that peace and stability can be achieved through complementary efforts and enhanced mutual cooperation, said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Matters of mutual security and concerns, including the border security mechanism and management also came under discussion. The meeting was attended by an Afghan Army corps commander and other military officials.

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Separately, United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ), said the ISPR.

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During the meeting, matters of mutual interest and
UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UPAP) projects under execution in Pakistan were discussed.

Later on, a MoU was also signed for continuing UPAP projects for social development in remote areas of Pakistan.

In a separate meeting, Chief of Turkish General Staff (CTGS) H.E General Hulusi Akar called on Chairman Joints Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) at the Joint Staff Headquarters (JSH) in Rawalpindi, said the ISPR.

He was presented a guard of honour upon his arrival.

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Matters related to further enhancing the level and scope of bilateral military engagements and cooperation were discussed besides security and regional issues, continued the statement.

The Turkish general applauded the professionalism of Pakistan armed forces and acknowledged the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.

 

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