Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Nadeem Raza, during an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, called on President of Iran, H.E. Sayyid Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati. Matters of bilateral strategic interest and regional security environment including strengthening of bilateral security and defense cooperation between the two countries were brought into discussion. Both sides expressed their desire to initiate meaningful and long-lasting security and defense cooperation between the two countries.
Chairman JCSC also held separate meetings with Defense Minister, Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, Chief of General Staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Commander-in-Chief Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Major General Hossein Salami, Commander of Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Shahram Irani and Commander of Air Force Iran, Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi. The dignitaries discussed measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements between both countries and pledged to continue to forge deeper ties. Both sides highlighted that common borders should be “borders of peace and friendship”.
The Iranian military leadership lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.
Earlier, upon arrival at General Staff Headquarters, a smartly turned-out contingent presented Guard of Honour to CJCSC.
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