*CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF IRI ARMED FORCES VISIT NAVAL HEADQUARTERS*
Islamabad : (VOM) Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Islamic Republic of Iran, Major General Mohammad Bagheri called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi at Naval Headquarters.
Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the visiting dignitary was received by the Naval Chief. A smart contingent of Pakistan Navy presented Guard of Honour to the Chief of General Staff IRI Armed Forces. The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Principal Staff Officers at NHQ.
Later, Major General Mohammad Bagheri called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office and discussed matters related to bilateral naval collaboration and prevailing maritime environment in the region. Various avenues of cooperation between the two navies were also focused. Both the dignitaries agreed to further enhance mutual interaction in diverse fields of training, mutual visits and defence collaboration.
The Naval Chief highlighted Pakistan Navy’s commitment and efforts for ensuring maritime security & stability in the region including Pakistan Navy’s initiative of Regional Maritime Security Patrols (RMSP). Chief of General Staff IRI Armed Forces also appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Navy’s efforts and commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region. It is expected that the current visit will further strengthen the bilateral collaboration between the two navies.