Gen Bajwa for enhancing defence cooperation with Qatar

Commander Hamad praises Pakistan Army’s role in training Qatari Armed Forces

By: News Desk      Published: 04:37 PM, 18 Nov, 2020
Gen Bajwa for enhancing defence cooperation with Qatar

Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force Major General (Pilot) Salem Hamad Eqail Al-Nabet called on Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

During the meeting matters of mutual and professional interest and regional security situation were discussed.

Army Chief General Bajwa said that Pakistan values its brotherly relations with Qatar and Pakistan Army also looks forward to enhanced defence and security cooperation with Qatar Armed Forces.

The visiting dignitary appreciated the contributions of the Pakistan Army for regional peace and security and its role in the training of Qatar’s Armed Forces.

Meeting with Naval Chief

Major General (Pilot) Salem Hamad Eqail Al-Nabet also called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad.  

Upon arrival, Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force was received by Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented Guard of Honour. Thereafter, the dignitary laid floral wreath at the Shuhada’s Monument and was introduced to the Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters. 

Later, Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force called on Chief of the Naval Staff.  During the meeting matters of mutual interest including bilateral collaboration and regional security were discussed. The Naval Chief expressed satisfaction over quantum and extent of relations between Pakistan and Qatari Emiri Armed Forces in general and Navies in particular. The visiting dignitary appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Navy’s efforts and commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region. Both the leaders pledged to further strengthen and diversify the scope of existing bilateral defence relationship.

The visit of Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force will further enhance bilateral collaboration between the two countries.