Pakistan, Sri Lanka only countries that understand how to defeat terrorism: COAS
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on invitation from his counterpart on Tuesday.
According to the ISPR, the COAS held meetings with the Sri Lankan military leadership, including the Chief of Def Staff, the Chiefs of all three services.
He was given guards of honour in all three service HQs.
The COAS also visited the Command and Staff College Sri Lanka and interacted with faculty and staff. The Sri Lankan leadership expressed their gratitude and appreciation for Pakistan’s unequivocal moral and material support during Sri Lanka’s successful war on terror.
They also appreciated successes of Pakistan Army in ongoing war on terror.
The COAS highlighted that having cleared troubled areas from terrorists of all hues and colours, Pakistan is now going after their disorganized residual presence under Operation Raddul Fasad.
He said that Pakistan and Sri Lanka are probably the only two countries which understand what it takes to defeat the menace of terrorism.
During the meetings various new initiatives and ongoing projects were discussed to improve the existing defence ties between the two brotherly countries.