COAS Qamar Bajwa lauds services of outgoing Iranian envoy for improving ties


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12 Nov, 2019 4:45 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Mehdi Honardoost, Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan, paid a farewell call on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Tuesday.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, COAS thanked the ambassador for his services in Pakistan and acknowledged his contributions towards improving Pak-Iran relations.

The visiting dignitary also appreciated the COAS for contributions of Pak Army towards regional peace and stability and for efforts in making Pak-Iran border of peace.

On November 12, Lieutenant General You Haitao, Deputy Commander of Chinese People’s Liberation Army, had called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ .

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, matters of mutual interest and army-to-army staff talks were discussed during the meeting.

On November 7, Lieutenant General Hans Werner Wiermann, Director General International Military Staff (IMS), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) had met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, matters of mutual interests, including regional security situation, were discussed during the meeting. The visiting dignitary appreciated role of Pakistan Army in ensuring peace and stability in the region.

On November 6, Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Ayesh, Assistant Defence Minister, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest, including defence and security cooperation between both countries and overall regional security situation.

Earlier on November 4, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the 226th Corps Commanders’ Conference at GHQ.

The forum reviewed geo-strategic and national security environment. It discussed internal security, situation along Eastern Border, LOC and IOJ&K. The commanders expressed firm resolve to defend the country against full spectrum threat.

Speaking on the occasion, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa said: “We have attained better internal security and stability through cohesive national efforts and sacrifices rendered by Pakistan armed forces, all national institutions and above all the nation. We shall not let it reverse to suit any vested agenda at any cost. The Pakistan Army as organ of the state will continue to support national institutions as and when asked as per constitution.

“While Pakistan armed forces with support of national institutions and the nation are fully prepared and committed to thwart all threats, including on Eastern Border / LOC, continued cohesion of all national stakeholders on key national issues is essential to defeat inimical forces.”


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