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Press Release

Rawalpindi- February 28 2017

Mr. Alexey Yurevich Dedov, Russian Ambassador to Pakistan called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today. Matters related to regional security were discussed.

The visiting Ambassador condemned recent terrorist incidents in the country and expressed grief on behalf of his country. He acknowledged Pakistan's efforts in fight against terrorism and initiatives for economic growth. The Ambassador also appreciated the launching of Operation Radd – ul- Fasaad which will play an important role in elimination of terrorism from Pakistan.

COAS thanked the Ambassador for Russian concerns, acknowledgments and ongoing cooperation between the two countries and its Armed Forces. COAS said that enhanced Pakistan-Russia military to military cooperation will have positive impact on regional security.