German Defence Minister meets Gen.Raheel Sharif

RAWALPINDI: German Defence Minister, Mrs Ursula Von der Leyen, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, the ISPR said in a statement on Wednesday.During the meeting, a wide range of issues including defence cooperation, regional security and emerging geo-strategic environment were discussed.The visiting German defence minister appreciated the phenomenal successes of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Pakistani security forces.Earlier, on arrival at the GHQ, Defence Minister Mrs Ursula von der Leyen also laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the Guard of Honour to the visiting dignitary, said the ISPR statement.


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