Jeddah (Web Desk): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Deputy Defence Minister Prince Khalid Bin Salman in Jeddah on Friday, the military’s media wing said.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in Afghan Peace Process, bilateral defence, security, collaboration for regional peace and connectivity were discussed during the meetings.
COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan is resolute in its commitment to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia and defence of the two Holy Mosques.
#COAS called on His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Crown Prince, 1st Deputy Prime Minster & Defence Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Deputy Defence Minister at Jeddah, today. (1/4) pic.twitter.com/2fTo3U4VYp— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 7, 2021
The ISPR statement said that the Crown Prince acknowledged Pakistan's role towards regional peace and stability.
He also said that relations between Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are based on bonds of brotherhood and mutual trust.
The Crown Prince said that both the nations will continue to play their part for peace, stability and betterment of Muslim Ummah, the ISPR added.
Meanwhile, COAS General Bajwa also held a meeting with Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
The army chief is currently on a four-day visit to Saudi Arabia ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's scheduled three-day visit to the kingdom from May 7 (today) to May 9.