Bahrain’s commander lauds Pakistan’s measures to fight Covid

Published December 8, 2021
Commander of King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain, Maj Gen Dr Sheikh Salman bin Ateyatallah Al-Khalifa meets Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday. — Photo via ISPR website
Commander of King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain, Maj Gen Dr Sheikh Salman bin Ateyatallah Al-Khalifa meets Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday. — Photo via ISPR website

RAWALPINDI: Commander of King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain, Maj Gen Dr Sheikh Salman bin Ateyatallah Al-Khalifa on Tuesday called on Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and appreciated Pakistan’s response to controlling Covid-19, role in the Afghan situation and regional stability.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, healthcare and Pakistan’s commitment to comprehensive Covid-19 eradication were discussed, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release.

Speaking on the occasion, the COAS said Pakistan valued its relations with Bahrain and strong defence, diplomatic and economic relations were its priority.

The army chief lauded Bahrain’s support for building King Hamad University of Nursing and Associated Medical Sciences, Islamabad. The visiting dignitary pledged to play his part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

Published in Dawn, December 8th, 2021

Opinion

Editorial

24 Jan, 2022

Anti-extremism policy

HAD there been more far-sighted policymaking on the part of the state and an understanding of how religious ...
Government’s silence
Updated 24 Jan, 2022

Government’s silence

A MAJOR trial is underway in London during which Pakistan has repeatedly been mentioned as the place where payment...
24 Jan, 2022

Cutting mangroves

FOR Karachi, the mangrove cover along its coastline is a thin line of defence against potential oceanic and climatic...
Yemen atrocity
Updated 23 Jan, 2022

Yemen atrocity

The sooner this war is ended, the better, to halt the suffering of Yemen's people and ensure security of all regional states.
23 Jan, 2022

Regressive taxation

THE FBR appears to have kicked up a new and unnecessary controversy by serving notices on currency dealers to ...
23 Jan, 2022

Medico-legal flaws

ON Friday, a 13-page verdict authored by Justice Ali Zia Bajwa of the Lahore High Court revealed a shocking fact...