Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza met Iraq’s defense Minister Juma Enad Sadoon Khattab Al Jibori on Friday (today).
According to the press release by Pak Army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Nadeem Raza is on an official visit to Iraq. He called on the Defense Minister of Iraq.
On his visit, Chairman JCSC also held separate meetings with Chairman JCSC also held separate meetings with General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yar Allah Al Lami, Iraqi Chief of Staff, and Lieutenant General Shahab Jihad Ali, Commander Iraqi Air Force.
ISPR mentioned in the press release that both sides deliberated upon various areas of interest including security, defense cooperation, and prevailing regional environment. The dignitaries dilated upon measures to enhance the level and scope of bilateral military engagements/cooperation between both countries and reaffirmed to continue to forge deeper ties.
Furthermore, General Nadeem Raza visited Defence University for Higher Military Studies (DUFHMS) and called on its Rector Lieutenant General Saad Mizhir Muhsin Hashim Al Allaq. ISPR mentioned that CJCSC highlighted the positive role of Pakistan in countering violent extremism and also shared Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace and stability especially in Afghanistan during the dialogues.
It is pertinent to mention that Chairman JCSC was presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of Iraqi Armed Forces upon arrival at the Ministry of Defense.