Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza who is on official visit, discussed matters of strategic interest and regional security environment with the civil and military leadership of Iran, the military's media wing said on Saturday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), CJCSC General Nadeem Raza called on President of Iran Sayyid Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati.
Matters of bilateral strategic interest and regional security environment including strengthening of bilateral security and defence cooperation between the two countries were brought into discussion.
Both sides displayed desire to initiate meaningful and long-lasting security and defence cooperation between the two countries.
CJCSC General Nadeem Raza also held separate meetings with Iran's Defence Minister Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, Chief of General Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Commander-in-Chief Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Major General Hossein Salami, Commander of Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani and Commander of Air Force Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi.
The dignitaries discussed measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements between both countries and pledged to continue to forge deeper ties.
Both sides highlighted that common borders should be "Borders of Peace and Friendship".
The Iranian military leadership lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in fight against terrorism.
Earlier, upon arrival at General Staff Headquarters a smartly turned-out contingent presented 'Guard of Honour' to CJCSC General Nadeem Raza.