Islamabad (August 07, 2018): Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin, visits Air Headquarters in Islamabad and called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan.
Matters of mutual interest, Defence cooperation, bilateral issues and regional issues came under discussion in the meeting.PAF spokesperson said that Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan welcomes the Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin on his arrival at the Air Headquarters.
Earlier, Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin, called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad.
Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation was received by Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented Guard of Honour. Thereafter, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi introduced the visiting dignitary to the Principal Staff Officers.During the meeting, detailed discussions on bilateral defence collaboration in diverse fields were held. The visiting dignitary lauded the commitment and performance of Pakistan Navy in maintaining peace and stability in the regional maritime domain.
It is expected that the visit will further enhance defence collaboration and strengthen defence ties between the two countries in general and navies in particular.
Earlier Russian Deputy Minister for Defence, Colonel General Alexander V Fomin called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi today, Tuesday.
Regional security situation and matters of mutual interest, including enhancement of bilateral defence and security cooperation, were discussed.The Russian Deputy Defence Minister expressed his appreciation for Pakistan Army’s achievements against terrorism.
He also stressed for greater cooperative and collaborative approach among the global community to defeat extremism.
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On August 6, the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed his confidence and optimism that Pakistan youth and said that the young leadership will lead Pakistan to a new era of peace and progress and will defeat all kind of potential risks.
The COAS made this remarks while interacting with youth during their ongoing annual internship program at the Inter-Services Public Relations Directorate on Monday.
While speaking on the occasion, the COAS said that Pakistan is blessed with most talented and vibrant youth and future of Pakistan belongs to them.