TEHRAN, Iran: The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza, who is on an official visit to Islamic Republic of Iran, met the Iranian President Sayyid Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati.
Matters of bilateral strategic interest and regional security environment including strengthening of bilateral security & defence cooperation between the two Countries were brought into discussion.
Both sides displayed desire to initiate meaningful and long-lasting security and defence cooperation between the two Countries.
The Chairman JCSC also had separate meetings with the Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, the Chief of General Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri, the Commander-in-Chief Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Major General Hossein Salami, the Commander of Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani and the Commander of Iran’s Air Force Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi.
The dignitaries discussed measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements between both countries and pledged to continue to forge deeper ties. Both sides highlighted that common borders should be “Borders of Peace & Friendship”.
The Iranian military leadership lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in fight against terrorism.
Earlier, upon arrival at General Staff Headquarters, a smartly turned-out contingent presented ‘Guard of Honour’ to the Chairman JCSC.