KUWAIT CITY: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa receives a guard of honour during a ceremony on Thursday.—PPI
KUWAIT CITY: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa receives a guard of honour during a ceremony on Thursday.—PPI

KARACHI: Pakistan and Kuwait have agreed to increase bilateral cooperation in multiple fields of defence and security, including export of defence products, training, provision of trained manpower / human resource and cooperation in counterterrorism domain.

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa discussed these issues with the Kuwaiti leadership during his day-long official visit to the country.

The COAS held separate meetings with His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher, Chief of General Staff Kuwait Armed Forces & Lieutenant General Staff Engineer Hashim Abdurazaq Al-Refaea and other senior officials of the country.

During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence & security cooperation and regional peace & stability were discussed. The political and military leadership of Kuwait highly appreciated the professionalism of Pakistan Army and determination of the Pakistani nation in combating terrorism.

On arrival at the Kuwait’s Army Headquarters earlier, the COAS was received by Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher, Chief of General Staff Kuwait Armed Forces. A smartly turned our contingent of Kuwait Army presented guard of honour to Gen Bajwa.

Published in Dawn, February 21st, 2020

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