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Turkish commander meets COAS, defence ties discussed

July 06, 2021
Turkish commander meets COAS, defence ties discussed

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Commander Turkish Land Forces General Umit Dundar, during a meeting at GHQ on Monday, agreed to further optimise military to military ties particularly in training and counter-terrorism domain.

During the meeting, matters of mutual and professional interest with special emphasis on defence and security collaboration between the two brotherly countries were discussed. The COAS said that Pakistan highly values brotherly relations with Turkey which are deeply rooted in history and entrenched in our cultural and religious affinities. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan Army's role for regional peace and stability and contributions towards defeating terrorism. Earlier on arrival, Commander Turkish Land Forces was also presented with a guard of honour by a smartly turned out military contingent.