Saudi Crown Prince Receives Commander of Pakistani Army

Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Wikipedia05.02.2018 KSA
Saudi Crown Prince Receives Commander of Pakistani Army

Saudi Crown Prince Receives Commander of Pakistani Army

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Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defense Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received Commander of the Pakistani Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his accompanying delegation.

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that the meeting focused on bilateral relations in all military fields and ways of strengthening joint ties, in addition to issues of mutual concern.

Born in Karachi on 11 November 1960, General Qamar Javed Bajwa is a four-star rank army General in the Pakistan Army who is a current Chief of Army Staff, appointed to this post by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 28 November 2016.

Bajwa was educated at the Sir Syed College and Gordon College in Rawalpindi before joining the Pakistan Military Academy in 1978.

Bajwa was commissioned in 1980 in the 16th Battalion of the Baloch Regiment. Prior to his appointment as the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army, he served at the Army GHQ as the Inspector General of the Training and Evaluation from 2015 to 2016 and as field commander of the X Corps from 2013 to 2015 which is responsible for the area along the Line of Control at Kashmir.

In addition, he served as a Brigadier in the UN mission in Congo and as a brigade commander in 2007. 

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