Sunday, 31 May 2020

British UK army chief arrives on official visit to Pakistan

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UK army chief meets COAS, appreciates Pakistan’s role in fight against terror | Pakistan

PESHAWAR / RAWALPINDI: General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, the Chief of General Staff (CGS) UK army, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headqaurters Rawalpindi.

General Carter, who is in Pakistan on a two-day official visit, discussed matters of mutual interest with Bajwa, including the strengthening of bilateral security and defence cooperation between armies of the two countries.

He acknowledged Pakistan Army’s achievements in the fight against terrorism and its continued efforts for peace and stability in the region, according to a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

General Carter said the United Kingdom greatly appreciates Pakistan’s sacrifices in this regard.

On arrival at the GHQ, the UK army chief also laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the guard of honour to the visiting dignitary.

The visiting officer will address participants of National Security and War Course later on Friday.

UK military chief visits forward post at Khyber Agency

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General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff (CGS), UK Army called on Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt at Corps Headquarters Peshawar today (Saturday).

The general officer was given a detailed briefing on Operation Radd ul Fasad (RuF), Border Managment, TDP return and the mega development and rehabilitation projects undertaken by Pakistan Army for the uplift of tribal people in different parts of FATA.

During his visit to a forward post at Khyber Agency, he was briefed on the achievements and culmination of Operation Khyber IV and Pak-Afghan border fencing.

Later on, General Nicholas visited historical Khyber Pass and witnessed the traditional legacy of tribal culture.

Earlier, on arrival at Corps Headquarters, General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada in order to pay tribute to the martyred of Pak Army.

Commander 11 Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt accompanied the visiting dignitary during the visit.

British Army Chief acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism

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The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army’s achievements in fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.

He said UK greatly appreciates Pakistan’s sacrifices in this regard. Matters of mutual interest including strengthening of bilateral security and defence cooperation between the two Armies were discussed during the meeting.

Earlier on arrival at GHQ, CGS UK Army, laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented guard of honour to the visiting dignitary. The visiting dignitary will address participants of National Security and War Course later today.

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