French secretary of NDS and Russian commander meets COAS Bajwa separately
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) met with Secretary General (SG) for National Defence and Security (NDS) of France Mrs Claire Landais and Russian Ground Forces Commander-in-Chief General Oleg Salyukov separately.
Mrs Claire Landais called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi.
Matters of mutual interest including defence and security cooperation and overall regional security situation were discussed, during the meeting.
Both sides highlighted the need to increase military level interactions between the two countries to bolster defence ties.
The visiting dignitary appreciated the role of Pakistan Army in battling the scourge of terrorism in the country and for maintenance of peace and stability in the region.
‘Russian Commander meets COAS Bajwa’
General Oleg Salyukov met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters Rawalpindi.
According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the meeting, General Oleg Salyukov lauded the sacrifices of Pakistan Army in a war against terrorism.
The statement added that matters of bilateral interests, bilateral cooperation, regional situation and other issues came under discussion in the meeting.
On the occasion, COAS Bajwa said that the military ties between Pakistan and Russia will produce peace in the region.
‘Pakistan believes on bilateral cooperation and better relations,” said COAS Bajwa.
Soon after his arrival at GHQ today, the Russian commander visited Yadgar-e-Shuhada and laid a floral wreath.