Pakistan, Bahrain sign accords to boost bilateral ties
Pakistan and Bahrain have inked 15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with a view to boost bilateral ties in different areas including defence, trade and investment. These agreements were signed during a visit of the King of Bahrain Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa along with his delegation. HE Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa also visited Joint Staff Headquarters on Wednesday. According to ISPR press release, King Hamad was received by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood. Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila and Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt were also present on the occasion. Both sides discussed brotherly relations between the two countries and vowed to further enhance military cooperation. Paying rich tribute to Pakistan’s Military for its valour and sacrifices in defence of the motherland, King Hamad particularly praised professionalism, quality of training and commitment of the Pakistan’s Armed Forces. Earlier, the King was presented a guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of tri-services.
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