Iraqi Defence minister held important meeting with Pakistani Army Chief

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Iraqi Defence minister held important meeting with Pakistani Army Chief

ISLAMABAD - Minister of Defence of Iraq Jummah Enaad Saadoon Khatab Al Jibori called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Thursday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate, “During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security issues and measures to further enhance bilateral defence collaboration were discussed.”

Speaking on the occasion, the COAS said that Pakistan values its brotherly relationship with Iraq and also acknowledged the sacrifices rendered by Iraqi nation in fighting terrorism. He also offered all possible assistance and cooperation in development and defence-related fields.

According to Pakistan Army’s media wing, both the sides reaffirmed their determination to work together for enhancing security and stability in the region. The visiting dignitary also appreciated Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region.