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Tuesday July 23, 2024

COAS meets civil, military leaders in Germany

Contingent of German Armed Forces presents Guard of Honour to army chief at Federal Ministry of Defence

By Our Correspondent
May 24, 2024
COAS General Syed Asim Munir meets German military officers during official visit to Germany on May 23, 2024. — ISPR
COAS General Syed Asim Munir meets German military officers during official visit to Germany on May 23, 2024. — ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Syed Asim Munir, who is on an official visit to Germany, met General Carsten Breuer, Chief of Defence. On arrival at the Ministry of Defence, he was presented with Honour Guard by the contingent of German Armed Forces. The COAS also met Lieutenant General Alfons Mais, Chief of the German Army and visited the Army Combat Training Centre, Gardelegen along with the German Army Chief.

The COAS was briefed on various facets of the centre and the training being imparted to the German Army and contingents of other armies. He also witnessed a demonstration on urban warfare and visited different training facilities. General Asim Munir also met Jens Plötner, Foreign Policy and Security advisor to Federal Chancellor; Tobias Linder, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Nils Hilmer, State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.

During meetings with the civilian and military leadership matters of mutual interest came under discussion. German leadership acknowledged Pakistan Army’s role in fight against terrorism and for maintaining peace and stability in the region.

The COAS will also be visiting the German Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Hamburg where he will address the students attending the course from various countries to dilate upon Pakistan’s Regional and International Security Perspective and contributions of Pakistan Armed Forces in the United Nations Missions.