Pakistan Army Chief visits Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid a day-long visit to Kuwait and met the Kuwaiti Civil-Military Leadership, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The COAS held separate meetings with the Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Chief of General Staff Kuwait Armed Forces Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher, and the Under Secretary National Guard Lieutenant General Staff Engineer Hashim Abdurazaq Al-Refaea.

During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence & security cooperation and regional peace & stability were discussed.

The political and military leadership of Kuwait highly appreciated the professionalism of Pakistan army and determination of the Pakistani nation in combating terrorism.

Both sides agreed to increase bilateral cooperation in multiple fields of defence & security including export of defence products, training, provision of trained manpower/human resource and cooperation in counter terrorism domain.

Earlier, on arrival at Army Headquarters, the COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa was received by the Chief of General Staff Kuwait Armed Forces His Excellency Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher.

A smartly turned our contingent of Kuwait Army presented Guard of Honour to the COAS.

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