According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called for more “military to military cooperation” between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.
“COAS emphasised the need to further enhance military-to-military cooperation between the two Armed Forces and said that Pakistan-KSA cooperation will have a positive impact on peace and security in the region,” said ISPR in a statement issued after Gen Bajwa’s met with Saudi armed forces Chief of General Staff (CGS), General Fayiadh Bin Hamed Al Rowaily in Riyadh.
The two officials addressed “matters of common concern, regional security situation, including Afghan Peace Process, defence and security, and military to military cooperation,” according to the military’s media arm.
General Bajwa expressed his gratitude to the Saudi CGS, who assured him of Riyadh’s “absolute cooperation and assistance in all initiatives aimed at strengthening regional cooperation, security, and stability.”
On Tuesday, General Bajwa arrived in Saudi Arabia for an official visit and is expected to consult with the kingdom’s civil and military leadership.