Pakistan values strong defence relations with Bahrain: Gen Bajwa

Staff Reporter

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that Pakistan values its strong diplomatic, economic and defence relations with the kingdom of Bahrain, according to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

He expressed these remarks during a meeting with Commander of the National Guard of the kingdom of Bahrain General Sheikh Mohamed Bin lsa Al-Khalifa at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

During the meeting matters related to mutual interest, regional security especially Afghan peace process and measures to further enhance professional cooperation between both the armies were discussed.

Both reiterated the desire to further enhance bilateral cooperation including efforts for peace and security in the region. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s positive role for regional peace and stability.

Earlier Friday, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and Commander Sri Lankan Army General Shavendra Silva called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

ISPR said that matters of mutual interest, regional security issues with particular reference to enhanced military cooperation were discussed during the meeting.

“The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region, especially in the Afghan peace process and pledged to further enhance bilateral relations between both countries,” the statement added.

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