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Germans show keen interest in learning from Pak Army’s experience

By Web Desk
June 20, 2016

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif held separate meetings with Germany’s Army Chief and Defence Minister who showed keen interest in learning from Pakistan Army’s experience of fighting war on terror.

Army Chief General Raheel is on a two-day official visit to Berlin.

According to tweets by DG Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa, the COAS was given guard of honour on his arrival at the historic German Ministry of Defence.

During his separate meetings with German Army Chief and Def Minister, bilateral military to military relations, enhanced defence and security cooperation and training exchanges came under discussion.

Acknowledging Pakistan Army accomplishments in war on terror, German military leaders showed interest in learning from Pakistan’s military experience, said the DG ISPR.

It added, during the meeting, German Defence Minister specially appreciated COAS's consistency and will in fighting terrorism.

The Army Chief will visit Czech Republic where he will be meeting with political & military leadership after his visit to Germany concludes, according to ISPR.