Pakistan, Qatar underscore importance of defense cooperation

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

03rd Mar, 2021. 04:20 pm
Pakistan Qatar

Major General Saeed Hassen Mohammad Al-Khayareen, Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at General Headquarters (GHQ), today.

According to the official statement by the media wing of Pakistan military, during the meeting, matters of mutual and professional interest and regional security situation including Afghan Peace Process and enhanced bilateral defense and security cooperation were discussed.

ISPR in its statement added that the visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts for regional peace and reiterated that Pakistan and Qatar share brotherly relations which over a period of time are transforming into mutually beneficial ties.

On the occasion, according to ISPR, the COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa thanked the dignitary and said that Pakistan Army greatly values its brotherly relations with its time-tested friend.

Earlier on arrival at GHQ, Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces, laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the Guard of Honour to visiting dignitary.

Back in January this year, Army Chief highlighted the importance of enhancing bilateral relations with Qatar during his official visit to Qatar.

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

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