Chief of Army Staff meets Defence Minister of Iran

Rawalpindi, January 19, 2016 (PPI-OT): COAS met Defence Minister of Iran Hossein Dehghan. In the meeting with Iranian Defence Minister, matters of regional security came under discussion. COAS reiterated that Pakistan takes Iran as very important neighbouring Muslim country and people of Pakistan have a great affinity with our Iranian brothers.

COAS said that terrorism is a global threat which has the potential of destabilizing the region which needs a well coordinated response. Iranian Def minister thanked Gen Raheel Sharif and people of Pakistan for their efforts towards stabilizing regional security.

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