Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Meets Pakistan Army Chief

Pakistani chief or army staff (COAS) General Javed Bajwa on Friday met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, and reviewed bilateral relations, State News Agency, SPA, reported.

Bajwa arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan will also embark on a three – day visit to the Kingdom today.

The media wing of the Pakistani military said ‘matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in Afghan Peace Process, bilateral defense, security, collaboration for regional peace and connectivity were discussed’ during Friday’s meeting.

‘COAS said that Pakistan is resolute in its commitment to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of KSA and defense of the two Holy Mosques. The Crown Prince acknowledge Pakistan’s role toward regional peace and stability’, the military said.

‘The Crown Prince also said that the relations between KSA & Pakistan are based on bonds of brotherhood & mutual trust and both nations will continue to play their part for peace, stability & betterment of Muslim Ummah’.

SPA reported that the two leaders ‘reviewed bilateral relations, especially in the military and defese fields, and discussed opportunities for their development, in addition to a number of issues of common concern’ during the meeting.


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