RAWALPINDI: Commander of Turkish armed forces, General Necdet Ozel, who is heading a high-powered delegation, on
Monday called on the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Khalid Shameem Wynne. He remained with the Chairman for some time and discussed matters related to bilateral interests between the two countries with an emphasis on the geo-strategic situation of the region, said an ISPR press release.
Earlier on his arrival, he was presented the guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of tri-services.Later, on behalf of the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in recognition of his services in bringing the two armed forces closer and improving the relations between Turkey and Pakistan, he was conferred the award of Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) at an impressive and simple ceremony held at the Joint Staff Headquarters.
General Necdet Ozel conveyed his thanks to the people, the armed forces and the government of Pakistan for the recognition of his contribution in furthering bilateral ties and defence cooperation between the two countries. A number of senior officers from tri-services were also present on the occasion.