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March 8, 2017

Army chief Qamar Bajwa meets Emir of Qatar

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa  met with Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

"Matters related to regional security and defence cooperation were discussed. The Emir thanked COAS for visiting Qatar which strengthens the bondage between two brotherly countries and Armed Forces," the statement said.

The Emir of Qatar reiterated that Pakistan and Qatar share strong strategic relationship. He acknowledged Pakistan's role in development and strengthening of Qatar and its armed forces.

He expressed his desire for enhanced defence and security cooperation between the two countries and its armed forces. The Emir of Qatar acknowledged Pakistan’s positive role towards regional peace and stability.

He commended successes of Pakistan Army in its campaign against terrorism and militancy. COAS thanked Emir of Qatar for his hospitality. He said the Pakistan Army also looks forward for enhanced defence and security cooperation with Qatar.