Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza has reiterated that Pakistan and Italy enjoy cordial relations, which are based on convergence on all important issues relating to peace, defence and security.
He was talking to Chief of the Defence Staff Italian Armed Forces, Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.
General Nadeem Raza said that there is enormous scope for expanding and deepening the existing relations in multiple domains including defence cooperation.
During the meeting, Chief of the Defence Staff Italy lauded the professionalism of Pakistan’s Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.
Matters of mutual professional interests including further strengthening of security and defence cooperation specifically in the field of defence production were discussed during the meeting.
Earlier, upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone was presented with a guard of honour by a smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Armed Forces.