General Hulusi Akar, Turkish General Staff, who is on official visit to Pakistan, called on General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. The visiting dignitary was accompanied by a high level delegation. During the bilateral talks, matters of mutual interest with emphasis on geo-strategic situation and security challenges came under discussion. Both sides reaffirmed the resolve to further enhance cooperation between the two Armed Forces. The visiting dignitary lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in fight against terrorism.
Earlier, upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, the visiting General was presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of tri-services.