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COAS Qamar Bajwa, Azerbaijan defence minister discuss bilateral cooperation in various fields

COAS Qamar Bajwa, Azerbaijan defence minister discuss bilateral cooperation in various fields
March 22, 2022 Web Desk

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, Minister of Defence of Azerbaijan called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Tuesday.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed. The COAS said that Pakistan values its relations with Azerbaijan, rooted in religious affinity, common values, geo-strategic significance, potential for mutually beneficial and enhanced economic and defence cooperation.

Both reiterated the desire to further enhance bilateral relations including efforts for peace and security in the region.

Referring to OIC’s 48th Council of Foreign Ministers session, the COAS termed it a historic development for addressing the dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan and bringing international community to a shared vision and joint strategy to find solution to emerging challenges in the region vital for peace and stability.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in regional stability and pledged to play his role for further improvements in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels. He specially appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for hosting the OIC’s 48th Council of Foreign Ministers.