Islamabad, Pakistan: Azerbaijan has graced General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee with Medal.
The ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, General General Zubair Mahmood Hayat and senior officers of the Pakistani army and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Speaking at the ceremony, Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Ali Alizadeh spoke about the existing common ties, sincere friendship and strategic partnership between the two countries, and said that these fraternal relations have also supported defense, security, military and military-technical areas.
The Ambassador stressed that a number of new projects, trainings, experience exchanges and developing ties in the field of military and military-technical cooperation have been on the upswing, and said the role of the Armed Forces of both countries, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and its chairman.
While addressing the event, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces General Zubair Mahmoud Hayat said Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with fraternal Azerbaijan, always supporting each other in the Nagorno-Karabakh and Kashmir issue.
General Zubair Mahmoud Hayat recalled his visit to Azerbaijan, his sincere welcome by the President of Azerbaijan, his meetings with his advisers and said he was pleased with the development of military ties between the two countries and said that this development would continue.
It may be mentioned that General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee would retire from his service on November 27. He was 16th Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan Armed Forces.