Saudi Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman received here on Wednesday the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan, Lt. Gen. Asim Munir, currently on a visit to the Kingdom. At the outset of the meeting, the Minister of Defense congratulated Lt. Gen. Asim Munir on his appointment as the new Chief of Staff of Pakistan Army.
During the meeting, they emphasized the strength and durability of bilateral relations between the two fraternal countries, and discussed military and defense cooperation, as well as ways to support and enhance them, in addition to reviewing the most important regional and international issues of common interest.
The meeting was attended by the Chief of General Staff of Saudi Arabia, Lieutenant-General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, Assistant Minister of Defense Eng. Talal bin Abdullah Al-Otaibi, and a number of Saudi and Pakistani military and civilian officials.