COAS Asim Munir visits Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

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RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir has reached Saudi Arabia on his first official visit to a foreign country since assuming the command of Pakistan armed forces.

During the visit, the Pakistan Army chief held a meeting with Saudi Defence Miniser Khalid bin Salman wherein matters of mutual interests were discussed.


The kingdom’s minister in a tweet said, “We emphasized the strategic partnership between our brotherly countries, reviewed the bilateral military and defense relations, and discussed ways of strengthening our cooperation”.

After wrapping up his visit to Saudi Arabia, the COAS would head to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss bilateral security cooperation.

The Inter Services of Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement, said the army chief’s trip to foreign countries will continue till Jan 10.

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