Defense minister discusses military cooperation Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir met on Thursday with Saudi Arabia’s Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman and discussed the possibilities of enhancing collaboration between the two countries.
In the words of The Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the army chief was to Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom at around 6:00 am on Thursday. Prince Khalid welcomed her.
At the beginning of the meeting, The Saudi defense minister thanked Gen Munir for his appointment as army chief.
The SPA stated that the two leaders at the summit stressed the strength and longevity of bilateral relations between fraternal countries.
They discussed defense and military cooperation, how to strengthen and support these, and critical international and regional issues of shared concern.
In an earlier tweet, Prince Salman said he was happy to meet with the Pakistan army chief.
“We emphasized the strategic partnership between our brotherly countries, reviewed the bilateral military and defence relations, and discussed ways of strengthening our cooperation,” the official added.
It was reported that the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced that Gen Munir would be in Saudi Arabia and UAE from January 4 through January 10.
“The COAS will be meeting the senior leadership of both brotherly countries to discuss matters of mutual interest, military-to-military cooperation and bilateral relations focusing on security-related subjects,” the military’s media unit said.
It is crucial to point out that Gen Munir’s visit to the United States was his first official trip abroad following his appointment.