Islamabad, 8th January: Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been presented with the Bahrain Order Award on Friday.
Baaghi TV: COAS General Qamar Bajwa was presented with the Bahrain Order (first class) award by the country’s crown prince in recognition of his services to bolster defence cooperation between Pakistan and Bahrain.
Gen Bajwa called on His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander & Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Excellency Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Commander-In-Chief Bahrain Defence Forces & His Royal Highness, Lieutenant General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Isa Al Khalifa, Commander Bahrain National Guard during his visit.
As per reports from DG ISPR, later on, COAS also witnessed the closing ceremony of PAK- Bahrain joint military exercise AL-BADAR-V at Sakhir Camp. He appreciated the standard of training and the results attained. COAS said that the exercise signifies the joint efforts of both nations against terrorism.
The army chief visited Bahrain from January 6-8 where he met the country’s civil and military leadership, according to a statement by the ISPR.
“During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence and security cooperation and regional security situation in the Middle East came under discussion,” read a statement from the ISPR.
According to the ISPR, the Bahraini leadership resolved to improve ties between the two countries.
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