Kuwait lauds Pakistani nation’s determination in combating terrorism

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Our Special Correspondent

Rawalpindi

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday discussed bilateral defence and security cooperation with the senior Kuwaiti leadership on a day-long visit to the country, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Gen Bajwa held separate meetings with  Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher, Chief of General Staff Kuwait Armed Forces & Lieutenant General Staff Engineer Hashim Abdurazaq Al-Refaea, Under Secretary National Guard. 

The civilian and military leadership of Kuwait “highly appreciated” the professionalism of the Pakistani armed forces and the determination of the Pakistani nation in combating terrorism. 

“Both sides agreed to increase bilateral cooperation in multiple fields of defence & security including export of defence products, training, provision of trained manpower / human resource and cooperation in counter terrorism domain,” read the ISPR’s statement. 

The army chief was received by His Excellency Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher, Chief of General Staff Kuwait Armed Forces when he arrived earlier at the Army headquarters. He was presented with a guard of honour upon his arrival.