Iranian chief of staff arrives in Pakistan

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Major General Mohammad Bagheri arrived in Pakistan on Sun. at the head of a high-ranking military delegation.

The Iranian top military official is visiting Pakistan accepting the invitation extended by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army.

The visiting Iranian delegation arrived in Pakistani capital city of Islamabad on Sunday afternoon and was welcomed by Iranian ambassador to Islamabad and a host of Pakistani military officials.

This visit is in response to General Bajwa’s visit to Tehran back in November 2017, and the two sides are aiming to assess the implementation process of the agreement signed in Tehran.

Major General Mohammad Bagheri is also expected to discuss ways to increase bilateral cooperation in areas of military and security. Cooperation to increase security along the shared line of Iran-Pakistan borders is another issue to be discussed in meetings in Islamabad.

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