Pakistan, Azerbaijan share common values based on rich cultural: COAS

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) - Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan and Azerbaijan share common values based on rich cultural, religious and historical affinities and have tremendous geo-strategic significance and potential for mutually beneficial and enhanced cooperation at all forums.

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev in Baku today (Monday).

According to the ISPR, the COAS is on a two-day long official visit to Azerbaijan. Minister of Defence of Azerbaijan Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar Oglu was also present during the meeting.

Matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in Afghan Peace Process and bilateral defence and security cooperation in various fields were discussed during the meeting.

He also expressed Pakistan Army s desire to further enhance bilateral military cooperation and regional partnership between the two countries.

The Azerbaijan side thanked the Army Chief for Pakistan s support to Azerbaijan at all international forums.

Earlier on arrival at Azerbaijan s Ministry of Defence, General Bajwa was also presented a Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out military contingent.