Australian defence official calls on COAS

Updated 11 Jan 2020

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CHIEF of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa speaks to Vice Admiral David Johnston during a meeting at GHQ on Friday.—PPI
CHIEF of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa speaks to Vice Admiral David Johnston during a meeting at GHQ on Friday.—PPI

ISLAMABAD: Australian Vice Chief of Defence Forces Vice Admiral David Johnston, the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) Royal Australian Navy (RAN) on Friday called on Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ).

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest and regional security were discussed, said a press release.

The COAS reiterated the offer he made to General Angus John Campbell, Chief of Defence Force for any assistance in tackling the bush fires in Australia.

The visiting dignitary appreciated the Pakistan Army’s role in ensuring peace and stability in the region and thanked the COAS for sentiments towards Australia.

Published in Dawn, January 11th, 2020