Ahmad Vahidi, Interior Minister of Iran along with a delegation, visited GHQ today and met General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS).
Geo strategic environment particularly regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in defence and security domains discussed during the meeting. Pak – Iran Border Security mechanism including Border Markets came under discussion.
COAS said that enhanced cooperation between the two brotherly neighbours is vital for peace and stability in the region. Terming Pak – Iran Border as border of peace and friendship, COAS highlighted the need to put in collective efforts to deny any space or liberty of action to be exploited by miscreants-along Pak-Iran Border .
The visiting dignitary while acknowledging stability in Afghanistan as collective regional responsibility, appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for peace and stability, particularly humanitarian assistance being rendered to mitigate challenges faced by people of Afghanistan. –ISPR