Bahrain’s National Guard Commander General His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, on the sidelines of his visit to Pakistan, met Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, and discussed cooperation relations and topics of joint interest, chiefly at military level.
The CJCSC Chairman welcomed the National Guard Commander’s visit (photo) that aimed at developing the Bahraini-Pakistani military relations, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The National Guard Commander praised the level of military cooperation between the two sides and the Pakistani forces' role in promoting security and stability in the region.
For his part, His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, President of the National Guard, met today Pakistan Armed Forces Commander General Qamar Javed Bajwa in his office at the Pakistani Armed Forces General Command HQs in Rawalpindi.
The Pakistani Army Commander praised the deep-rooted friendship and cooperation ties and reaffirmed his country’s keenness on boosting the cooperation in various fields in the interest of both friendly countries and peoples.
HH General Sheikh Mohammed expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the Pakistani commander for his keenness on consolidating the horizons of cooperation between the two countries, and commended the Pakistani armed forces advancement in all fields, wishing Pakistan more progress and prosperity. His Highness reaffirmed Bahrain’s aspiration to further bolstering the cooperation to achieve the shared interests.
The two sides explored the ongoing cooperation in various fields between the National Guard and the Pakistani Armed Forces.
The President of Bahrain’s National Guard also met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad and discussed ways of developing relations binding the two friendly countries and peoples.
The National Guard President presented a letter from His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa to the Pakistani Premier, inviting him to visit the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Pakistani Premier hailed Bahrain’s development strides, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, lauding the Government’s strenuous efforts. He commended the cooperation between the two countries in international arenas for the sake of mutual interests and the Islamic nation.
General HH Sheikh Mohammed thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for the gracious welcome and kind hospitality, wishing Pakistan and its friendly people further progress, prosperity, security and stability.
The audience was attended by Bahrain’s Ambassador to Pakistan Mohammed Ibrahim Mohammed and National Guard President's office director Brigadier Abdulrahman Rashid Al-Sa’ad.