The 10th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS), held in Karachi from November 27-30, saw the participation of the defence delegation from Iraq for the first time. The Iraqi delegation was headed by the commanders of the country’s three services; Lt Gen Riaz Jalal Tawiq Ahmed Al Qaisri, Chief of the Army Staff, Maj Gen Ahmed Jasim Maarij, Chief of the Naval Staff and Lt Gen Anwar Hamad Amin, Chief of the Air Staff.
The delegation, hosted by Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence, also went to Lahore for a day where they visited historical sites and attended the parade at Wagah border.
It is worth mentioning that Iraq and Pakistan enjoy friendly relations in various fields. Pakistan values the historical connection and cooperation with Iraq and looks forward to enhancing the cooperation with the friendly country.
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