Italian Admiral Giuseppe calls on COAS, JCSC

By: News Desk
Published: 08:18 PM, 22 Jun, 2022
Italian Admiral Giuseppe calls on COAS, JCSC
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Chief of the Defence Staff Italian Armed Forces Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman General Nadeem Raza on Wednesday.

The Chief of the Defence Staff Italian Armed Forces is on an official visit to Pakistan. Italian Admiral Giuseppe held a meeting with General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ, Rawalpindi. 

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and enhanced military cooperation in the fields of training and counter-terrorism domains were discussed. 

COAS said that Pakistan values its relations with Italy and we earnestly look forward to enhancing mutually beneficial multi-domain relations and forging strong defence cooperation based on common interests. 

The visiting dignitary acknowledged the professionalism of the Pakistan Armed Forces. He also appreciated Pakistan’s role in regional stability and pledged to play his role for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

Separately, the Italian Admiral also called on Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman General Nadeem Raza here at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi.

In the meeting, matters of mutual professional interests including further strengthening of security and defence cooperation specifically in the field of defence production were discussed.  

The JCSC Chairman reiterated that Pakistan and Italy enjoy cordial relations, which are based on convergence on all important issues relating to peace, defence and security. 

General Nadeem Raza said that there is enormous scope for expanding and deepening the existing relations in multiple domains including defence cooperation.

Chief of the Defence Staff Italy lauded the professionalism of Pakistan's Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.

Earlier, upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone was presented with a guard of honour by a smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Armed Forces.