Sunday , February 25 2018

Gen Bajwa meets top Sri Lankan military leadership, discusses ways to improve ties

Islamabad: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa in his two –day official visit to Sri Lanka  on Tuesday held meetings with the top Sri Lankan military leadership including  the Chief of Defence Staff and the chiefs of all three services, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said .

General Bajwa held meetings with the Sri Lankan military leadership He was given guards of honour in all three service headquarters. He also visited the Command and Staff College Sri Lanka and interacted with faculty and staff.

Sri Lankan military leadership expressed their gratitude and appreciation for Pakistan’s unequivocal moral and material support during Sri Lanka’s successful war on terror. They also appreciated the success of the Pakistan army in ongoing war on terror.

General Bajwa highlighted that having cleared troubled areas from terrorists of all hues and colours, Pakistan is now going after their disorganised residual presence under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. He said that Pakistan and Sri Lanka are probably the only two countries which understand what it takes to defeat the menace of terrorism.

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