RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister of Qatar Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has sought assistance from the Pakistan Army including provision of manpower during the forthcoming football World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
According to Inter Services Public Relations, he was speaking to Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday who is on an official visit to Qatar.
General Bajwa also met Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces Major General Muhammad Ali Ghanim Al Ghanim, and Commander Qatar Emiri Guard Major General Hazza Bin Khalil Al Shahwani.
The prime minister of Qatar also expressed his desire to learn from Pakistan Army’s experience in security domain. He also hailed Pakistan Army’s contributions towards regional peace.
He acknowledged Pakistan’s contributions towards development and growth of Qatar. He said that people of Qatar greatly value people of Pakistan and trust their time tested commitment for working in Qatar.
He also shared his desire to move forward with Pakistan on multiple fronts including cyber security, defence production and ease of travel.
General Bajwa thanked the Prime Minister for his expression and assured him all possible cooperation in the desired fields.
Commander Qatar Emiri Land Forces Major General Muhammad Ali Ghanim Al Ghanim, during his meeting with General Bajwa appreciated Pakistan Army’s professionalism and performance in ongoing fight against terrorism.
He showed his interest for joint training and field exercises which was assured by the Army Chief.
COAS also visited the Qatar Emiri Guard Headquarters and met Major General Hazza Bin khalid Al Shahwani. He visited Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College where Pakistani tri-services contingent of 166 members is under training.