RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan and Turkey share a great history of brotherly relations, which are being transformed into an enduring partnership.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the above during a meeting with the Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Turkey, General (r) Hulusi Akar, who called on him here at General Headquarters (GHQ), said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday.
During the meeting, they discussed issues of mutual interest, including regional stability as well as defence and security cooperation.
The visiting dignitary commended the role of Pakistan for regional peace and stability, especially the efforts of Pakistan Army in battling the scourge of terrorism, said the ISPR.
Separately, General (r) Hulusi Akar called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza in Rawalpindi, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday.
Matters of mutual interest, bilateral cooperation including measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements were discussed during the meeting.
Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen the deep-rooted cultural and brotherly relations between the two countries.
General Hulusi Akar (r) lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.