Pakistan keen to enhance military cooperation with Azerbaijan: Gen Qamar

COAS meets President Ilham Aliyev in Baku during his two-day official visit, says ISPR

News Desk June 21, 2021
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Azerbaijan Defence Minister Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar in Baku. PHOTO: TWITTER/@Ali_F_Alizada

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.

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.

“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.



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