Federal Defence Minister Calls on CJCSC
Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Federal Defence Minister, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. Matters related to national security and defence came under discussion during the meeting.
Armed Forces' readiness and capacity building was also discussed and it was reiterated that necessary steps will be taken towards enhancement of the same. The Defence Minister lauded high professional standards of the Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in defence of their country including war against terrorism.
CJCSC General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Visits Bahrain
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, CJCSC, who was on official visit to Bahrain, called on HE Field Marshall Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander in Chief, Bahrain Defence Forces. Upon arrival he was presented with the Guard of Honour. Matters related to bilateral security and defence cooperation were discussed. Both sides agreed to further enhance cooperation between the two Armed Forces.
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat also called on PM HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. Later, CJCSC delivered a talk on 'Emerging geo-strategic environment and multifarious security challenges' at Royal College of Command & Staff and Civil Defence.