COAS & Iran envoy meet, discuss border management: ISPR

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COAS & Iran envoy meet, discuss border management: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Monday met with Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss border management, a military statement said.
“During the meeting, matters of mutual interest and Pak-Iran border management were discussed,” a statement issued by military’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
This was the fourth meeting of Iranian ambassador with Pakistan Army chief. The first meeting took place in March 2017 soon after the visit by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Islamabad to attend ECO Summit, the second meeting took place in April 2017, while the third meeting took place in October the same year.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa had also visited Iran in November last year and met with Iranian leaders to further enhance coordination between the two countries especially in defense sector.
The leaders of Iran and Pakistan regularly interact with each other to further improve bilateral ties.
Meanwhile, newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan, Ishan Mustafa Yurdakul has called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, on Monday at GHQ.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest including regional security issues were discussed during the meeting.
The two noted the exceptional mutual relations between the brotherly Nations and pledged to further improve the same. Visiting dignitary also acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s contributions for peace and stability in the region. – NNI