Pakistan Brazil vow to enhance defence ties

Pakistan Brazil vow to enhance defence ties

ISLAMABAD - Chief of Staff of the Brazilian Armed Forces Admiral Ademir Sobrinho called on Defence Minister retired Lt Gen Naeem Khalid Lodhi in Rawalpindi today.

Matters relating to regional situation and bilateral cooperation came under discussion during the meeting. Regular exchange of trainees to each other's training institutions also came under discussion.

Both the leaders exchanged views on enhancing and diversifying defence cooperation for which considerable potential existed between the two countries.

It was agreed to share experiences with each other on matters like border management and counter-terrorism. The two sides also agreed on institutionalization of defence cooperation through a Memorandum of Understanding.

Highlighting Pakistan's role in the region and its relation with neighboring countries, the Minister dilated on Pakistan's efforts to achieve peace and stability in the region.

Strongly condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, he said Pakistan has been providing multifaceted support to international community in war against terrorism.

He said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Brazil and desires to expand cooperation in all fields.

Foreign Policy