Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir on an official visit to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 4 to 10th January. The Pak Army Media wing on Thursday said that Gen Asim Munir Pays his first official visit to KSA after taking charge as COAS
This is General Asim Munir’s first official trip outside of Pakistan ever since he took charge as the army chief.
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The Inter-Services Public Relations in a Press release said that the army chief during the visit will be meeting the senior leadership of both countries and discussing matters of mutual interest, military-to-military cooperation, and bilateral relations focusing on security-related subjects.
Earlier the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that COAS Asim Munir met with Defence Minister Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh where the two discussed matters of mutual interest.
At the outset of the meeting, the Saudi minister congratulated Gen Asim Munir on his appointment as the new army chief.
“During the meeting, they emphasized the strength and durability of bilateral relations between the two fraternal countries, and discussed military and defense cooperation, and ways to support and enhance them, in addition to discussing the most important regional and international issues of common interest”
Later, Saudi Defence Minister Khalid Bin Salman also shared his picture with the visiting Pakistan army chief.
“We emphasized the strategic partnership between our brotherly countries, reviewed the bilateral military and defense relations, and discussed ways of strengthening our cooperation,” he tweeted.
Remember that this is the first official visit of COAS since he took charge as the army chief.
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