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Monday July 22, 2024

CJCSC visits Russia, meets top army brass, others

Participants underscored importance of working on enhancing cooperation in multiple domains

By Our Correspondent
July 11, 2024
Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza meets with Russian officials on July 10, 2024. — Facebook/Pakistan Army
Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza meets with Russian officials on July 10, 2024. — Facebook/Pakistan Army

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, who is on official visit to Russia, held meetings with Colonel General Alexander Fomin, Deputy Defence Minister, Aleksandr Venediktov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation and Colonel General SY Istrakov, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

During the meetings, the participants underscored importance of working on enhancing cooperation in multiple domains including connectivity, trade, energy and security.

Both sides discussed areas of mutual interest including bilateral military and military technical cooperation, regional security situation and the menace of terrorism. Both sides expressed interest in strengthening bilateral military-to-military relationship.