General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Bahrain on an official visit which commenced on January 6, 2021 and will end today, January 8, 2021.

The COAS called on His Royal Highness, Prince Salman bin Hamad bin lsa Al Khalifa, The Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Excellency Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Commander-In-Chief Bahrain Defence Forces and His Royal Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Isa Al Khalifa, Commander Bahrain National Guard.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence, security cooperation and the regional security situation in the Middle East were discussed. The Bahraini leadership reaffirmed its special relationship with Pakistan, while pledging to continue working for better relations between the two countries.

General Bajwa was presented with the Bahrain Order (First Class) by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, for making significant contributions to defence cooperation between both the countries. The COAS also attended the closing ceremony of the PAK- Bahrain joint military exercise ‘AL-BADAR-V’ at Sakhir Camp, Bahrain. He appreciated the standard of training and the results attained, stating that the exercise signifies the joint efforts of both the nations against terrorism.


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