RAWALPINDI:(APS)December 18, 2016-Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have vowed to continue fighting terrorism and reinforce the mechanism to roll back extremism with even greater vigour.
This understanding was reached during a meeting between Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud in Riyadh today.
They agreed that both the countries share great history of cordial relations and deep spirit of brotherhood which has transformed into an enduring partnership.
It was also acknowledged that both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are vital players in regional stability with significant responsibility towards the entire Muslim Ummah.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa who is on an official visit to Saudi Arabia also met Deputy Crown Prince and Defence Minister of the Kingdom Muhammad bin Salman to discuss matters related to mutual interests and bilateral security cooperation.
The Defence Minster reassured the Army Chief that the kingdom supports peace and stability in Pakistan in every way. The Army Chief reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the security and protection of the Holy Mosques and also the territorial integrity of the kingdom.
Later General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Chief of General Staff of Saudi Forces Gen Abdul Rehman bin Saleh Al Bunyan to discuss military to military relations, defence cooperation and regional security situation.
Both leaders agreed to boost military cooperation and collaboration.