Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday met Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and Defence Minister Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar in Baku, military said.
Gen Qamar, who is on a two-day official visit to Azerbaijan, discussed matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in Afghan peace process and bilateral defence and security cooperation in various fields during the meetings, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Very warm reception of Chief of Army Staff🇵🇰by the @presidentaz.— Ali Alizada 🇦🇿 (@Ali_F_Alizada) June 21, 2021
Appreciating the principle position of #Pakistan on 2nd #Karabakh War, @azpresident reiterated #Azerbaijan’s full support to Pak. on #Kashmir issue,based on justice,int. law & brotherhood.
Fruitful meeting🇦🇿✊🇵🇰! pic.twitter.com/UXCSdUkHd2
Pakistan and Azerbaijan share common values based on rich cultural, religious and historical affinities and have tremendous geo-strategic significance and potential for mutually beneficial and enhanced cooperation at all forums, the military’s media wing quoted the army chief as saying.
He also expressed Pakistan Army’s desire to further enhance bilateral military cooperation and regional partnership between the two countries.
Very good discussions on #Azerbaijan🇦🇿-🇵🇰#Pakistan fraternal relations were held between #COAS & MoD of Azerbaijan.— Ali Alizada 🇦🇿 (@Ali_F_Alizada) June 21, 2021
The existing potentials were highlighted & the ways of further strengthening the bilateral military cooperation were also agreed. Productive meeting 👍🧿! pic.twitter.com/2xJ8byTdfl
“The dignitaries thanked COAS for Pakistan’s support to Azerbaijan at all international forums,” the statement added.
Earlier on arrival at Ministry of Defence, Gen Qamar was also presented a guard of honour by a smartly turned out military contingent, the ISPR communiqué said.
Chief of Army Staff (#COAS) of #Pakistan has visited also the Alley of Shahids (#Martyrs) in #Baku🇦🇿and saluted Shahids.— Ali Alizada 🇦🇿 (@Ali_F_Alizada) June 21, 2021
He stated that the great victory of #Azerbaijan in #KarabakhWar is also a victory for every Pakistani as well.
Thanks! 🇦🇿✊🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/ccGuzHNst0