A statement released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Qatar on two days official visit. During the visit, COAS witnessed passing out parade at Ahmed Bin Muhammad Military College. He appreciated high standards of institution and its efforts towards grooming of young cadets to take on challenges of future battlefield.
Later, COAS called on Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani – Emir of the State of Qatar, His Excellency Doctor Khalid Bin Muhammad Al-Attiya – Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Defence Affairs and Lieutenant General (pilot) Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim – Chief of Staff Qatar Armed Forces.
During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, defence & security cooperation and regional geo-political environment were discussed.
Qatari leadership reiterated that Pakistan and Qatar share brotherly relations of strategic value. While expressing their satisfaction over level of defence relations between the two armed forces, both sides underscored the importance of further enhancing the cooperation.