Pakistan, Qatar agree to enhance defence, security cooperation

COAS holds series of meetings during his Qatar visit

By: News Desk      Published: 10:17 AM, 29 Jan, 2021
Pakistan, Qatar agree to enhance defence, security cooperation

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has paid a two-day official visit to Qatar, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday.

During the visit, the Army Chief witnessed passing out parade at Ahmed Bin Muhammad Military College. He appreciated the high standards of the institution and its efforts towards grooming of young cadets to take on challenges of the future battlefield. 

Later, the Army Chief COAS called on His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, His Excellency Doctor Khalid Bin Muhammad Al-Attiya - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Affairs and Lieutenant General (Pilot) Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim - Chief of Staff Qatar Armed Forces.

During these meetings, matters of mutual interest, defence and security cooperation and regional geo-political environment were discussed.

The Qatari leadership reiterated that Pakistan and Qatar share brotherly relations of strategic value. While expressing their satisfaction over the level of defence relations between the two Armed Forces, both sides underscored the importance of further enhancing the cooperation.