Army chief pledges assistance in security, development to Iraq

Published: June 19, 2019
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Gen Qamar meets Iraqi official at GHQ, says Islamabad values its brotherly relations with Baghdad. PHOTO: ISPR

Gen Qamar meets Iraqi official at GHQ, says Islamabad values its brotherly relations with Baghdad. PHOTO: ISPR

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reassured the country’s unwavering support to Iraq in development or security related fields in a meeting with a senior Iraqi official on Wednesday.

He expressed these views while meeting with Lieutenant General (Staff) Pilot Muhammad Salim Al Araji, Acting Secretary Defence (Administration) and Chief of Logistic Staff, Iraqi Ministry of Defence at GHQ in Rawalpindi, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

During the meeting, matters of professional interest and regional security were discussed, it added.

General Qamar said that Pakistan values its brotherly relations with Iraq and would be honoured to provide any assistance in development or security related fields.

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