CJCSC Gen Nadeem Raza receives Turkey's highest military award

CJCSC Gen Nadeem Raza receives Turkey's highest military award

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza, who is on an official visit to Turkey, has called on Turkish Minister of National Defence General Retired Hulusi Akar, at Ankara.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the CJCSC also had separate meeting with Commander Turkish Armed Forces and Chiefs of the tri-services General Yasar Guler. He also visited Turkish Aerospace Industries.

During the meetings, both sides deliberated upon various areas of interest, bilateral cooperation including security, counter-terrorism and prevailing regional environment particularly with reference to Afghanistan, the Radio Pakistan reported.

The two sides also dilated upon measures to enhance cooperation in the field of defence production and reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen the excellent relationship.

Turkish military leadership lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in fight against terrorism.

The chairman JCSC was also awarded Turkey's highest military award Legion of Merit in an impressive investiture ceremony.

Earlier, upon arrival at Turkish General Staff Headquarters, the CJCSC was given Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of Armed Forces of Turkey.

The Chairman JCSC also laid wreath at the Martyrs' Monument.