Pakistan and Iran on Wednesday agreed to additional improve bilateral defence cooperation and work collectively for regional peace and a unified response to terrorism which was a standard enemy, navy’s media wing stated.
“Pakistan and Iran are two brotherly countries and our close cooperation is vital for regional peace and stability,” military chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was quoted by the ISPR as saying whereas assembly with Chief of General Staff (CGS) of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Major General Mohammad Bagheri.
The prime Iranian navy officer accompanied by a excessive stage delegation visited the General Headquarters (GHQ) and held a one-on-one assembly with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa, based on the assertion.
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On arrival, the Iranian CGS was offered Guard of Honour by a well turned out contingent of Pakistan Army. The visiting dignitary laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and prayed for Martyrs of Pakistan.
A variety of points together with Afghanistan scenario, regional safety and border administration notably fencing alongside Pak-Iran border had been mentioned in the course of the assembly between the 2 officers.
During the delegation stage assembly, the visiting dignitary was given a complete regional safety appraisal and operational replace apart from briefing on coaching regime of Pakistan Army together with collaboration with pleasant nations and conduct of varied joint navy workout routines.
The Iranian CGS expressed his need for additional strengthening the bilateral navy to navy ties notably in counter terrorism and coaching domains.
Meeting with CJCSC
Maj Gen Bagheri individually referred to as on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza at Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi, the ISPR stated.
During the assembly, each officers deliberated upon varied areas of mutual curiosity, bilateral cooperation together with defence and safety, counter-terrorism and prevailing regional setting notably just about Afghanistan.
They dilated upon measures to boost the extent and scope of navy engagements between the 2 nations and pledged to proceed to forge deeper ties.
Both sides highlighted that widespread borders needs to be “Borders of Peace & Friendship”.
The JCSC chairman stated that in pursuit of a more in-depth navy and strategic cooperation, each nations share a standard notion on all nationwide and worldwide points. The dignitary lauded the professionalism of Pakistan’s armed forces and acknowledged their sacrifices within the combat towards terrorism.
The go to of the Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Islamic Republic of Iran marks a brand new stage in strengthening the navy, protection and safety relations between the 2 brotherly nations, the JCSC chairman added.
Earlier, upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, a well turned-out tri-services contingent offered ‘Guard of Honour’ to the visiting dignitary.