Pakistan Bahrain to Enhance Cooperation in Security and Defence Sectors

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ISLAMABAD: H.R.H General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Commander Bahrain National Guard visited Pakistan on 13-16 March and called on General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff.
Matters of bilateral professional interest and further strengthening of security and defence cooperation between the two countries were discussed during the meetings.
In meeting with Chairman Joint Chiefs on 13 March at GHQ Rawalpindi, both sides reiterated the resolve to further strengthen security and defence cooperation between the two brotherly countries.Earlier, upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, a smartly turned-out tri-services contingent presented ‘Guard of Honour’ to the visiting dignitary.
The meeting with COAS on 16 March at GHQ Rawalpindi,focused on strengthening bilateral military cooperation. Both leaders discussed matters of mutual interest including regional security dynamics, counter-terrorism efforts and training exchanges.
COAS said that Pakistan values its traditionally strong defence, diplomatic and economic relations with Kingdom of Bahrain and underscored Pakistan’s commitment to enhancing military ties with Bahrain.
COAS emphasized upon the importance of collaboration in addressing shared security challenges and promoting peace and stability in the region.
The visiting dignitary commended Pakistan for its efforts in combating terrorism and extremism and acknowledged the professionalism and dedication of Pakistan Army. He reaffirmed Bahrain’s commitment to deepening cooperation with Pakistan in defence and security domains.

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Meeting with Chief of the Air Staff was held , at Air Headquarters, Islamabad on 14 March. During the meeting, various areas of shared interest aimed at bolstering government-to-government cooperation in the realm of emerging technologies emphasis on drone technology and collaboration within the Cyber and Networking domains were discussed. Air Chief stressed the deep-rooted brotherly relations between both nations.
The visiting dignitary praised the exceptional professionalism of PAF personnel and the remarkable progress achieved by Pakistan Air Force.
Commander Bahrain National Guard also visited PAF Cyber Command where he was briefed about the operational capabilities of Pakistan Air Force. Expressing profound interest in the strides made by PAF in the Cyber domain, the visiting dignitary conveyed his intention to dispatch a specialized team to PAF to assess and address any existing gaps within the emerging technologies architecture of the Bahrain Armed Forces.
The Air Chief reassured the Commander Bahrain National Guard of PAF’s wholehearted cooperation and pledged full support to work together towards fortifying technological frameworks of the Bahrain Armed Forces.

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