RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday telephoned Chief of Armed Forces of Iran Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and discussed matters related to border security and coronavirus pandemic.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), both the commanders resolved to enhance security measures on either side of the border. The recent terrorist attack on Pakistan security forces near Pak-Iran border which resulted in martyrdom of six security personnel also came under discussion.
General Bajwa informed his Iranian counterpart that Pakistan has started fencing the border to maintain border security and prevent terrorist moves on common borders.
He said that mutual cooperation is required to ensure border security and stem smuggling activity “which is also used by terrorists and narcotics traffickers for their movement.
General Bajwa called for increased exchange of expert delegations to maintain stability and security and prevent terrorist acts along the shared borders.
General Bajwa and Maj Gen Baqeri also discussed coronavirus situation and ways to improve border terminals to address such issues.-Web Desk