Army chief discusses defence ties during Brunei Darussalam visit


Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to Brunei Darussalam, met leadership of the country.

“COAS met sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Monday.

“Matters of mutual interest including bilateral defence cooperation and military to military ties between the two countries discussed,” the military’s media wing added.


“COAS also met Deputy Def Minister, Maj Gen Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Mohd Yussof (retd).”

Later, the ISPR added, COAS met military leadership of the country including Commander of Brunei Land and Brunei Royal Armed Forces. Matters of mutual interest including training and security cooperation came under discussion.

The political and military leadership of Brunei acknowledged Pakistan’s achievements in fight against terrorism and efforts for regional peace and stability.


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