ISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on a two days long official visit to Republic of Azerbaijan, called on President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Defence Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar Oglu at Baku on Monday.
“During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in Afghan Peace Process and bilateral defence and security cooperation in various fields were discussed,” says a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate.
COAS said that Pakistan and Azerbaijan share common values based on rich cultural, religious and historical affinities and have tremendous geo-strategic significance / potential for mutually beneficial and enhanced cooperation at all forums.
COAS also expressed Pakistan Army’s desire to further enhance bilateral military cooperation and regional partnership between the two countries.
The dignitaries thanked COAS for Pakistan support to Azerbaijan at all international forums. Earlier on arrival at Ministry of Defence, COAS was also presented a Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out military contingent.