RAWALPINDI – Iran’s Chief of Army Staff, Major General Dr. Mohammad Bagheri, met Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Bajwa at the GHQ Rawalpindi, along with a high-level delegation on Monday morning.
Both the Chief’s discussed matters related to mutual interest, regional security, defence cooperation and Pak-Iran border management during the meeting.
COAS, Bajwa expressed the need to enhance military to military cooperation between Iran and Pakistan Armed forces. He emphasised that Pak-Iran military cooperation will have positive impact in the region and ensure peace and stability.
Major General Mohammad Bagheri, pledged to keep working for better relations between the two brotherly countries and also condemned recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan.
The visit of Iran’s top military leadership to Pakistan comes soon after Iran, Pakistan, Russia and China agreed to make join efforts in fighting Daesh, or the so-called ‘Islamic State’ (ISIS) in the neighbouring Afghanistan.
Military leadership of both the countries also agreed on confronting “all other terrorists groups” in the Central Asian country.
Ways to stop infiltration of DAEAH terrorists from Iraq and Syria into Afghanistan were also discussed. An agreement has been made to share intelligence in order to fight against the terrorism.