General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited a Military Test Site in Kharkiv region of Ukraine and witnessed field tests of various weapons and equipment, today. Rawalpindi - May 20, 2021
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited a Military Test Site in Kharkiv region of Ukraine and witnessed field tests of various weapons and equipment, today.
COAS took keen interest in the tests and appreciated the performance of all ranks associated with the projects. COAS said that defence cooperation between both countries has always been traditionally an important component of our bilateral relations. Pakistan is keen to enhance defence cooperation with Ukraine on the basis of Transfer of Technology (ToT) and Joint Ventures (JVs) in future as both sides can benefit from each other's experience.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, during an official visit to Ukraine, has said that Pakistan attaches great importance to furthering bilateral relations with the country and believes that both nations would develop meaningful and long term relationship through enhanced cooperation, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The military's media wing said that the army chief visited the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine where he held separate meetings with Prime Minister Shmyhal Denys and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Strategic Industries Uruskyi Oleh.
During the meetings, the ISPR said, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in the Afghan peace process and enhanced bilateral and defence cooperation in various fields were discussed.
Both dignitaries appreciated Pakistan's contributions to conflict prevention in the region, especially the Afghan peace process, the statement added.
Earlier, Gen Qamar also called on Minister of Defence Taran Andrii, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Lieutenant General Serhii Korniichuk, Commander of the Army of the Armed Forces Lieutenant General Oleksandr Syrskyi and Avakov Arsen Minister of Internal Affairs.