Zubair conferred highest Saudi military award

Updated 04 May 2017

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RAWALPINDI: The Chair­­man Joint Chiefs of the Staff Committee, Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, on Wednesday called on King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud during his official visit to Saudi Arabia.

King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence, the highest military award of Saudi Arabia, was conferred on Gen Hayat, Inter-Services Public Relat­ions said in a press release.

During the meeting, regional security issues and matters of bilateral interests came under discussion.

King Salman appreciated Pakistan’s fight against terrorism and the country’s continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.

The chairman also called on Gen Abdur Rehman bin Saleh al Bunyan, Chief of General Staff, Royal Saudi Armed Forces, at Jeddah.

Published in Dawn, May 4th, 2017