Pak Army Chief calls on Saudi crown prince

ANI | Updated: Feb 02, 2018 14:54 IST

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia] Feb 2 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has called on Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh.

In a meeting held with the crown prince on Thursday, the two sides dwelled upon the matters of mutual interest and military ties between Islamabad and Riyadh, Radio Pakistan confirmed on Friday.

They also underscored the close ties between the Kingdom and Pakistan.

Saudi vice president of the Council of Ministers and the minister of defence were also present on the occasion, along with other senior Pakistani military officials.

Earlier, General Bajwa also held meeting with Commander of Saudi Ground Forces, Lt Gen Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz.

According to Dawn, this is Gen Bajwa's second visit to the Kingdom in the last two months. He last visited Saudi in December 2017 and held a string of meetings with the crown prince King Salman. (ANI)