COAS, Saudi assistance defence minister discuss issues of mutual interest
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Saudi Arabia Assistance Minister for Defence Muhammad Bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi on Tuesday(today).
According to the Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR), both the leaders exchanged views on issues of mutual interest including defence and security cooperation between both the countries.
During the meeting, they also discussed the overall regional security situation.
COAS installs Lt Gen Anwar as Colonel Commandant of NLI Regiment
Earlier on Friday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited NLI (Northern Light Infantry) Regimental Centre, Bunji.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa installed Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder as Colonel Commandant of NLI Regiment.
Outgoing Colonel of NLI Regiment Lieutenant General (Retd) Ikramul Haq, Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, a large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony.
Upon his arrival, the COAS laid a floral wreath at martyrs’ monument.
The COAS appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of NLI Regiment for the defence of motherland.
NLI Regiment is one of the most decorated Regiments of Pakistan Army with numerous gallantry awards including two Nishan-i-Haider.
Imam-e-Kaaba, COAS agree to enhance peace among Ummah
Earlier on Monday, Imam-e-Kaaba Shaikh Abdul Elah Al-Juhani called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and both the leaders agreed to boost efforts for peace among Muslim Ummah.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Imam-e-Kaaba stressed the need for boosting efforts to enhance peace and harmony in the Muslim world.
During the meeting, Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Dr Abdullah Awad Al Juhany said expressed that Pakistan has a momentous place in the Muslim Ummah and appreciated the country’s positive role for regional peace and stability.
The ISPR further said that both the leaders expressed satisfaction over the brotherly relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.