CJCSC Calls on Iraq’s Defence Minister and Military Leadership
Matters of Bilateral Interest Including Regional Security Discussed
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, CJCSC visited Iraq on September 13, 2018.
He called on H.E Mr. Erfan al-Hiyali, Defence Minister, Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanimi, Chief of Staff, Iraqi Joint Forces and General Anwar Hamad Amen, Commander Iraqi Air Force. Matters of bilateral interest including regional security were discussed.
He also delivered a talk on “Regional Security Challenges and Response” at Defence University for Military Studies (DUFMS) and held an interactive session with two Iraqi think tanks Iraqi Centre for Research and Strategic Studies and Al Nahrain Centre for Strategic Studies.
CJCSC was also awarded DUFMs Medal by the University.
Prime Minister Briefed on Strategic Intelligence and National Security Matters at HQ ISI
Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Imran Khan visited HQ ISI on September 12, 2018. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) and Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar DG ISI received PM on arrival.
PM laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered fateha. PM was briefed in detail on various strategic intelligence and national security matters at the premier agency.
PM appreciated contributions of ISI towards national security especially in the ongoing counter-terrorism effort. PM lauded ISI as the nation’s first line of defence and one of the best intelligence agencies of the world. He further added that government and people of Pakistan firmly stood behind their Armed Forces and intelligence agencies, and greatly acknowledged the unprecedented achievements of these institutions. Cabinet ministers also accompanied the PM.