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Press Release

Rawalpindi- August 9, 2017

Mr. Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al-Aysh, Deputy Defence Minister, KSA called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa today.  Matters of bilateral interest including the broader regional security situation were discussed in the meeting.

COAS assured the dignitary about the great importance Pakistan attaches to her strategic relationship with KSA. COAS reiterated that Pakistan holds its defence ties with KSA in highest esteem and also re-asserted Pakistan's unwavering commitment to the defence of Harmain Sharifain and safeguarding the territorial integrity of the Kingdom.

Saudi Deputy Defence Minister expressed KSA's deep appreciation for Pakistan's efforts, successes and sacrifices in war against terrorism and violent extremism. The dignitary also reaffirmed KSA's full support to Pakistan’s position on all matters, especially on regional issues.