Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that enhanced defence ties between Pakistan and Australia will help boost their bilateral cooperation, especially in fields of education and investment in regional connectivity and trade.
He visited the Australian Joint Operations and Planning Headquarters and Force Command headquarters.
General Bajwa also visited the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and the Office of National Assessment.
He said he was extremely impressed by the Australian goodwill for Pakistan and the desire of that country’s leadership to enhance bilateral relations.
Both civil and military leadership of Australia appreciated Pakistan’s contributions and achievements in the war against terror and acknowledged sacrifices of Pakistani nation and its Army in this connection.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Australia on two days official visit on the invitation of Australian Army Chief, according to a press statement earlier issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).