Saudi general Al-Ruwaili calls on COAS Asim Munir

Saudi general Al-Ruwaili calls on COAS Asim Munir


Saudi general Al-Ruwaili calls on COAS Asim Munir

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) - Saudi Arabia's Chief of General Staff (CGS) Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili along with a high-level military delegation called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir here on Friday.

According to a press release issued by the military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest related to defence and security were discussed during the meeting between the two military leaders. 

Earlier, the Saudi military delegation also met with Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza at the Joint Staff Headquarters. 

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Earlier, President Dr Arif Alvi said Pakistan highly valued its relations with Saudi Arabia and was committed to enhancing bilateral economic, investment and defence ties.

Talking to the visiting Chief of General Staff of the Saudi Armed Forces General Fayyadh bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, who led a delegation here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he said Pakistan was looking for investment from Saudi Arabia and other countries in diverse fields.

President Alvi mentioned that Pakistan had huge potential in four key sectors including agriculture, information technology, energy and mining.

In this regard, a Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) has been set up to serve as a one-window platform to fast-track decision-making and facilitate foreign direct investment. Expressing satisfaction at the existing level of Pak-Saudi bilateral cooperation, the president said that the high-level exchanges of military leadership of the two countries would further boost defence cooperation.