Pakistan, Turkey agree to boost defence cooperation

Turkish commander holds talks with Army Chief General Bajwa

By: News Desk
Published: 03:48 PM, 5 Jul, 2022
Pakistan, Turkey agree to boost defence cooperation
Caption: A view of the meeting.
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Commander Turkish Land Forces General Musa Avsever called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquaerts (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Tuesday and hold delegation-level talks, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

During the meeting, matters of mutual and professional interests with special emphasis on defence and security collaboration between the two brotherly countries, were discussed, said a statement issued by the ISPR.

The COAS said that Pakistan highly values its brotherly relations with Turkey which are deeply rooted in history and entrenched in the cultural and religious affinities.

Both sides agreed to further optimize military to military ties particularly in training and counter-terrorism domains.

The visiting dignitary acknowledged the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and vowed to enhance cooperation in various fields. He also pledged to play his role for further improvements in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.