The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received Tuesday, at Al-Safa Palace in Makkah, Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Rashad Mehmood and his accompanying delegation.
The Saudi King, separately and respectively received Pakistan’s Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh and the minister of Hajj Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Bintin, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
In January 2013,Lt Gen Rashad Mehmood was named Pakistan Army’s new Chief of General Staff (CGS), thus becoming the 30th CGS, one of the most prestigious positions in the army.
The CGS is assigned the operational and intelligence matters at the General Headquarters with directorates of Military Operations and Military Intelligence falling under his purview.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also received a number of senior, civil and military, officials. The King also held an Iftar banquet, attended by a number of Princes.