Pak-Iran cooperation key for regional peace, stability: COAS

Web Desk BOL News

14th Oct, 2021. 11:10 am

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has termed close cooperation between Pakistan and Iran key for regional peace and stability.

He was talking to Iranian Chief of General Staff Major General (CGS) Mohammad Bagheri, who called on him in Rawalpindi on October 13, said Radio Pakistan.

Image: Radio Pakistan

During the meeting, the two officials discussed a wide range of matters, including the changing Afghanistan situation and regional security and border management. They also deliberated about fencing along the Pak-Iran border.

They agreed on further enhancing defence cooperation and working together for regional peace and a unified response to terrorism.

The Iranian delegation was also given a comprehensive regional security appraisal and operational update besides briefing on the training regime of the Pakistan Army.

Image: Radio Pakistan

The high-level Iranian side was also apprised about the collaboration with friendly countries and various joint military exercises.

The Iranian CGS expressed his desire for further strengthening Pak-Iran military-to-military ties, particularly in counter-terrorism and training domains.

General Bagheri, also laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and prayed for the martyrs of Pakistan.

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