COAS, Saudi Naval Commander discuss Afghan situation

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Both sides decide to further expand defence, security coop

 Staff Reporter
Islamabad

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa discussed the situation in Afghanistan and its bearing on regional peace and stability with Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghufaili on Tuesday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The Saudi naval commander called upon the army chief at General Headquarters (GHQ) during which matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and cooperation in military and maritime domains were discussed.

“[The] COAS reiterated that both countries share the great history of cordial relations and deep-rooted spirit of brotherhood, which has transformed into an enduring partnership,” the ISPR stated.

The ISPR added that the visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in the Afghan situation, especially the assistance in the 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, it added.

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