General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) had a video conversation with H.E. Mr Kono Taro, Defence Minister of Japan, today.
Matters of mutual interest, military to military ties, defence & security cooperation
and Pakistan’s commitment for COVID-19 were discussed. Defence Minister appreciated Pakistan’s successful fight against COVID-19 and measures against LOCUST threat. The dignitary commended the role of Pakistan for regional peace and stability, especially the efforts of Pakistan Army in battling the scourge of terrorism. Both sides agreed to resume staff level talks as soon as COVID situation improves and enhance bilateral defence cooperation, especially in the fields of training, joint exercises and anti piracy measures.
In the end, COAS thanked the defence minister for offering assistance against LOCUST threat.