COAS General Qamar Bajwa warmly welcomed in Iran

COAS General Qamar Bajwa warmly welcomed in Iran

TEHRAN: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa was welcomed by top Iranian military officials on Monday, includingChief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri.

The army chief is on a three-day visit to Iran where he is expected to discuss establishing stability and security in the region, among other topics of mutual interest between the two countries.

General Bajwa will also discuss border security and defence relations with his Iranian counterpart and other officials.

The army chief earlier on Sundayarrived in Tehran on an official visit, said the Inter-Services Public Relations.

On October 31, Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters.

The two figures had discussed regional security, Pakistan-Iran border management, visits and exchanges in the defence realm.

"The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s contributions for peace and stability in the region and pledged to keep working for better relations between two brotherly countries," the ISPR had said in a statement following the meeting.

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