Turkish CGS Gen Hulusi Akar calls on COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa

03 May, 2018 8:18 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – General Hulusi Akar, Turkish Chief of General Staff (CGS), called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Thursday.

According to the ISPR, focus of the discussion remained on areas of mutual interest, military-to-military relations, regional security and measures to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation.

The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts and sacrifices in the war against terrorism and for stability in the region. The COAS thanked the General for Turkey’s unflinching support to Pakistan as recently illustrated in FATF forum.

Earlier on arrival at GHQ, the Turkish CGS laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the guard of honour to the Turkish CGS.

Meanwhile, UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.

According to the ISPR, during the meeting, matters of mutual interest and UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UPAP) projects under execution in Pakistan were discussed.

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