Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that Pakistan values its strong diplomatic, economic and defence relations with the kingdom of Bahrain, according to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
He expressed these remarks during a meeting with Commander of the National Guard of the kingdom of Bahrain General Sheikh Mohamed Bin lsa Al-Khalifa at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.
During the meeting matters related to mutual interest, regional security especially Afghan peace process and measures to further enhance professional cooperation between both the armies were discussed, said the military’s media wing.
General Sheikh Mohamed Bin lsa Al-Khalifa, Commander of the National Guard of the Kingdom of Bahrain called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ. says #ISPR pic.twitter.com/7CmLPun1uF— The Express Tribune (@etribune) March 19, 2021
Both reiterated the desire to further enhance bilateral cooperation including efforts for peace and security in the region. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan's positive role for regional peace and stability.
Earlier today, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and Commander Sri Lankan Army General Shavendra Silva called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
ISPR said that matters of mutual interest, regional security issues with particular reference to enhanced military cooperation were discussed during the meeting.
"The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region, especially in the Afghan peace process and pledged to further enhance bilateral relations between both countries," the statement added.
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Earlier this month, Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces Major General Saeed Hassen Mohammad Al-Khayareen called on General Qamar at GHQ.
During the meeting, matters of mutual and professional interest, regional security situation including the Afghan peace process and enhanced bilateral defence and security cooperation were discussed.
The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts for regional peace and reiterated that Pakistan and Qatar share brotherly relations which over a period of time are transforming into mutually beneficial ties.