Turkish General Metin Gürak calls on COAS Gen Asim

Friday, Apr 19, 2024

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Turkish General Staff General Metin Gürak Thursday met the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir at the General Headquarters {GHQ) and commended Pakistan’s efforts for fostering regional peace and stability, as well as the Pakistan Army’s role in combating terrorism.

The discussion between the two sides encompassed various topics of mutual interest, spanning defence, training, and initiatives aimed at bolstering regional peace and stability.

They acknowledged the robust relationship between their nations and committed to expanding defence collaboration further, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release said.

The COAS underscored the imperative of advancing the existing military cooperation between the two armed forces. Earlier, upon his arrival at the GHQ, the Turkish Chief of the General Staff paid respects at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada by laying a wreath. A smartly turned-out contingent of the Pakistan Army presented a guard of honor to the dignitary.