Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces, General Oleg Salyukov, called on Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, at GHQ on July 2, 2019.
During the meeting matters related to enhanced security and training cooperation, and measures to further expand joint military ties between the two armies were discussed. COAS stated that, “cooperation between both countries will not only help in improving peace and stability in the region, but will also usher economic prosperity. Pakistan does not believe in zero-sum games but rather in integration and cooperation.” The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan Army’s professionalism and achievements in the war against terrorism. He said that the world should show more appreciation for what Pakistan has achieved. He also expressed the Russian desire to forge strong and broad-based relations with Pakistan.
Earlier, on arrival at GHQ, Commander-in-Chief Russian Land Forces laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A contingent of Pakistan Army presented guard of honour to the visiting dignitary.
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