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COAS Asim Munir visits Saudi Arabia

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Asim Munir has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the first time since assuming the command of Pakistan’s armed forces.

During his visit, Pakistan’s Army Chief met with Saudi Arabia’s Defense Minister, Khalid bin Salman, to discuss issues of mutual interest.

The kingdom’s minister, Khalid Bin SalmanTweeted:

“Pleased to meet H.E General Asim Munir, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff. We emphasized the strategic partnership between our brotherly countries, reviewed the bilateral military and defense relations, and discussed ways of strengthening our cooperation.”

After his visit to Saudi Arabia, the COAS would travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss bilateral security cooperation.

According to an Inter-Services for Public Relations (ISPR) statement, the army chief’s overseas trip will last until January 10.

Earlier,

Prior to the start of the UN’s fund-raising moot for Pakistan, PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who has been promoted to Senior Vice-President of the party, have arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, after a week-long trip.

Both of the top PML-N officials will spend one week in Geneva. On a Swiss flight, both leaders left Heathrow airport on Wednesday. There are two additional family members with them.

On January 9, 2023, in Geneva, the UN will co-host an international conference on Pakistan’s ability to adapt to climate change.

Along with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, PM Shehbaz Sharif is also scheduled to attend the Geneva meeting.

This conference has been organised by the UN at Pakistan’s request to rally support for those affected by the floods in Pakistan.

Pavan Manzoor
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