Acknowledging Pakistan Army’s achievements within the struggle in opposition to terrorism, Saudi Arabia has stated that it “fully supports” Pakistan’s efforts for peace within the area, a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated.
A high-level army delegation led by Chief of General Staff (CGS) of Saudi Arabia General Fayyadh Bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili referred to as on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Monday.
During the assembly, in accordance with the ISPR, the geostrategic surroundings, the safety state of affairs in Afghanistan and issues of mutual curiosity have been mentioned together with bilateral defence cooperation and Training Exchange Programme.
“In view of the evolving regional security situation, the Saudi CGS expressed full support for Pakistan’s efforts for peace in the region,” the army’s media wing added.
It stated that the visiting dignitary acknowledged the Pakistan Army’s achievements within the struggle in opposition to terrorism and contributions to the regional peace and stability.
“The Saudi CGS thanked the Pakistan Army for its sustained assistance in the training of Saudi Armed Forces and expressed his desire to enhance bilateral defence collaboration,” the official communiqué learn.
On arrival on the GHQ, General Fayyadh Bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A well turned out contingent of the Pakistan Army introduced guard of honour to the dignitary.
Earlier at this time, the Saudi CGS additionally met Prime Minister Imran Khan. The premier expressed satisfaction on the sturdy defence relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and hoped that bilateral defence cooperation between the 2 international locations will develop additional within the years forward.
Reaffirming the shut fraternal ties between the 2 international locations, the prime minister underscored Pakistan’s dedication and help for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the dominion.
During the assembly, the PMO stated, views have been exchanged on a variety of necessary problems with widespread curiosity. the premier underlined the significance hooked up by Pakistan to additional deepening and broadening mutual cooperation and strengthening people-to-people linkages with the dominion. He hoped that the lately established Saudi-Pakistan Supreme Coordination Council (SPSCC) would play a catalytic position in fostering enhanced bilateral cooperation in all fields.
General Al-Rowailly acknowledged the wonderful collaboration and appreciated the professionalism of the Pakistan Armed Forces.
During the assembly, in accordance with the assertion, the most recent state of affairs in Yemen was additionally mentioned. The prime minister expressed Pakistan’s help for resolving the battle in Yemen via dialogue and diplomacy and appreciated Saudi efforts on this regard.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have long-standing and historic fraternal relations, rooted deep in widespread religion, shared historical past and mutual help.
Regular and high-level alternate of visits is a mirrored image of fantastic relations between the 2 international locations, the PMO assertion additional stated.
A excessive stage army delegation led by Chief of General Staff (CGS) General Fayyadh Bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili of Saudi Arabia referred to as on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters at this time, in accordance with ISPR pic.twitter.com/GTvU8nZ4jF
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