Russian Deputy Defence Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin met COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin called on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ in Rawalpindi on Tuesday.

Russian Deputy Defence Minister lauds Pakistan army’s achievements against terrorism
Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin. Фомин, Александр Васильевич

In a press release, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that regional security situation and matters of mutual interest including enhancement of bilateral defence and security cooperation were discussed.

The Deputy Minister expressed his appreciation for Pakistan army’s achievements against terrorism, and expressed requirement of greater cooperative and collaborative approach among global community to defeat extremism.

Alexander Vasilyevich Fomin (Фомин, Александр Васильевич) was appointed Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation on January 31, 2017. He is responsible for international military and military-technical cooperation, preparation of international agreements in this field. Supervises the work of the Main Directorate of International Military Cooperation and the Office for Monitoring the Implementation of Treaties (National Center for Nuclear Risk Reduction).

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