Saudi Naval Commander calls on COAS
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Vice Admiral Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghufaili, Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Tuesday, reported 24News HD TV channel.
During the meeting matters of mutual interests, regional security situation and cooperation in military and maritime domains were discussed. The COAS reiterated that both the countries shared great history of cordial relations and a deep-rooted spirit of brotherhood, which had transformed into an enduring partnership. The current situation in Afghanistan and its bearing on regional peace and stability also came under discussion during the meeting.
The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in the Afghan situation, especially the assistance in successful evacuation operations and pledged to continue working with Pakistan for regional peace.
Both sides assured to further expand Pak-KSA defence and security cooperation.
Meanwhile, Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily called on General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi.
Besides security, regional issues, particularly the latest development in Afghanistan, matters related to enhancing the level and scope of bilateral military engagements and cooperation in various fields between the two brotherly countries were discussed during the meeting.
Chairman JCSC emphasized the need to further enhance the existing defence and security cooperation between both brotherly countries and said that Pakistan-KSA cooperation will have a positive impact on peace and security in the region.
The visiting dignitary appreciated the sincere efforts of the Pakistan Armed Forces in bringing peace to the region especially the Afghan Peace Process. They also acknowledged the sacrifices made by Pakistan in the war against terrorism.
Chairman JCSC thanked the dignitary and said that Pakistan Defence Forces greatly values its close brotherly ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.