Pakistan

PUTRAJAYA (Web Desk) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday arrived in Malaysia on a two-day visit and met Malaysian civil, military leadership.


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Malaysian leadership praised Pakistan Army’s achievements against terrorism and efforts for regional peace and stability.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Raheel Sharif was presented with guard of honour upon his arrival at the Malaysian army headquarters. He also met Malaysian Chief of Defence Staff General Zulkifeli Mohummed Zin and Chief of Malaysian Army General Raja Muhammad Afandi in separate meetings.

Military ties, joint exercises and defence cooperation were discussed in these meetings. The Malaysian military leaders praised Pakistan’s achievements against terrorism and efforts for peace in the region.

Army chief General Raheel Sharif said on the occasion that Pakistan and Malaysia have same stance on regional security and terrorism and it was necessary to weed out terrorism completely.

Terms of Reference were signed between the two armies for long term military cooperation.

General Raheel Sharif also met Malaysian Defence Minister Hishamuddin as well. ISPR said that the Malaysian Defence Minister expressed willingness to improve military cooperation and benefit from Pakistan army’s professional expertise.