Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza , who is on a two-day official visit to the UAE, called on Lieutenant General Hammad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithy, Chief of Staff of UAE Armed Forces. He also held separate meetings with all chiefs of tri-services, says an ISPR press release.

During the meetings, both sides deliberated upon various areas of interest, bilateral cooperation, including security, counter-terrorism and prevailing regional environment particularly with reference to Kashmir and Afghanistan. They also dilated upon measures to enhance the level and scope of military engagements between both countries and reaffirmed to continue to forge deeper strategic ties.

General Nadeem also visited International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) and Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX) in Abu Dhabi. The CJCSC visited the stalls established by different organisations from Pakistan as well as participating Pak Naval Ships. He lauded the efforts of these organisations in showcasing Pakistan’s indigenously manufactured defence related equipment at global level.

On the sidelines of the exhibition, General Nadeem also called on General Enzo Vecciarelli, Italy’s Chief of Defence (CHOD).

The Chairman JCSC told General Vecciarelli that Pakistan defence manufacturing sector is capable of meeting the bulk requirements of foreign customers in the select areas of medium to high end technologies.

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