His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, received in Jeddah Sunday the Commander of the Pakistani Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
The meeting reviewed bilateral relations, especially in the military fields, and opportunities for developing them, in addition to a number of issues of common interest, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
In implementation of the order of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, HRH the Crown Prince decorated the Commander of the Pakistani Army with King Abdulaziz Medal of Excellent Class in recognition of his distinguished efforts in consolidating and strengthening bonds of friendship and joint cooperation and developing Saudi-Pakistani relations.
The occasion was attended by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense; Chief of General Staff Lieutenant-General Fayyad Al-Ruwaili and a number of senior officials from the two sides.
For his part, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia’s Vice Minister of Defense, met also met in Jeddah with the visiting Chief of the Pakistani Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral cooperation in the defense and military fields and ways to enhance them within the framework of the close historical ties that unite the Kingdom and Pakistan, in addition to discussing several issues of common interest.
The meeting was attended by Hisham bin Abdulaziz bin Saif, Director of the office of the Vice Minister of Defense, Saudi Military Attaché to Pakistan Major General Awad bin Abdullah Al-Zahrani and a number of Pakistani senior officials.