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

Opinion

Editorial

Untruths and politics
Updated 01 Oct, 2022

Untruths and politics

It would arguably be in the national interest for the Supreme Court to take up the cipher and settle the matter.
Farmers’ protest
01 Oct, 2022

Farmers’ protest

SEVERAL hundred farmers have converged on Islamabad for the last three days to protest against the soaring costs of...
Dasht-i-Barchi bombing
01 Oct, 2022

Dasht-i-Barchi bombing

ON Friday morning, Kabul’s Dasht-i-Barchi neighbourhood was rocked by a terrorist attack targeting an educational...
Avenfield relief
Updated 30 Sep, 2022

Avenfield relief

Accountability cannot continue to be treated like a revolving door in which politicians can be shoved in or pulled out on a whim.
Dar’s plans
Updated 30 Sep, 2022

Dar’s plans

For starters, the country doesn’t have spare dollars to burn.
Another targeted attack
30 Sep, 2022

Another targeted attack

WEDNESDAY’S deadly attack on three Chinese-origin individuals in Karachi’s Saddar area demonstrates the threat...