South African Defence Minister calls on Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

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RAWALPINDI, March 27 (APP):  Ms N N Mapisa Nqakula, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Affairs, South Africa called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters here on Monday.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest including defence and security cooperation between both the countries and overall regional security situation.

The South African minister expressed her appreciation for Army’s successes in elimination of terrorism from Pakistan.

Earlier, on arrival at GHQ, the Defence Minister laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the guard of honour to the visiting dignitary.

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VNS Rawalpindi