COAS Qamar Bajwa, Indonesian ambassador discuss enhanced defence cooperation

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10 Jul, 2019 6:52 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Lwan Suyudhie, Ambassador of Indonesia, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters, said a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced defence cooperation came under discussion.

The COAS expressed that Pakistan values its brotherly relations with Indonesia based on common faith, strong historical and cultural linkages.

Pakistan on a positive trajectory of peace and development: COAS

On July 3, the 222nd Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa was held at GHQ.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, geostrategic, regional and national security environment, including India, Afghanistan, Iran, ongoing internal security operations and actions against proscribed organisations were discussed.

The COAS also apprised the forum about difficult but extremely essential long-term beneficial measures taken by the government for improving and strengthening national economy.

“Pakistan is on a positive trajectory of peace and development and will carry forward the same towards enduring peace and prosperity,” the COAS said.

Russian commander-in-chief, COAS discuss military ties

On June 2, Army General Oleg Salyukov, Commander in Chief Russian Ground Forces, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.

During the meeting, matters related to enhanced security/training cooperation and measures to further expand joint military ties between the two armies were discussed.

The COAS said that cooperation between both countries will not only help in improving peace and stability in the region, but will also usher economic prosperity. “Pakistan does not believe in zero sum games but rather, integration and cooperation.”

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan Army’s professionalism and achievements in the war against terrorism. He said that the world should appreciate more what Pakistan has achieved. He also expressed the Russian desire to forge strong and broad based relations with Pakistan.

Earlier on arrival at GHQ, Commander-in-Chief Russian Ground Forces laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A contingent of Pakistan Army presented the guard of honour.

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