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CJCSC, UAE Army chief vow to forge deeper strategic ties

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza called on Chief of Staff UAE Armed Forces Lieutenant General Hammad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithy and they reaffirmed to continue to forge deeper strategic ties.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the CJCSC, who is on a two days official visit to UAE, held separate meetings with all Chiefs of tri-services.

During the meetings, both sides deliberated upon various areas of interest, bilateral cooperation including security, counter-terrorism and the prevailing regional environment particularly with reference to Kashmir and Afghanistan, ISPR said.

The dignitaries also dilated upon measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements between both countries and reaffirmed to continue to forge deeper strategic ties.

Gen Nadeem Raza also visited the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) and Naval Defence & Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX) in Abu Dhabi. CJCSC visited the stalls established by different organisations from Pakistan as well as participating Pak Naval Ships.

He appreciated the efforts of these organizations in showcasing Pakistan’s indigenously manufactured defence-related equipment at a global level. On the sidelines of the exhibition, the CJCSC also called on General Enzo Vecchiarelli, Italy’s Chief of Defence (CHOD).

During the meetings, Chairman JCSC said that Pakistan defence manufacturing sector is capable of meeting the bulk requirements of foreign customers in the select areas of medium to high-end technologies. 

According to the army’s media wing, the dignitaries also dilated upon measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements between both countries and reaffirmed to continue to forge deeper strategic ties.