Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday had a telephonic conversation with Commander-in-Chief Kingdom of Bahrain Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
During the conversation, it said, the Bahraini commander-in-chief expressed deep grief over the devastation caused by unprecedented floods in Pakistan and offered sincere condolence to the families of the victims.
He offered full support to the people of Pakistan. He also appreciated Pakistan Army’s efforts for rescue and relief in flood-affected areas.
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According to ISPR, Gen Qamar thanked the kingdom for its support and reiterated that assistance from the brotherly countries shall be vital in the rescue and rehabilitation of the victims.
Earlier this month, the Minister of Defence Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Transformation Management Office Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Doctor Samir bin Abdulaziz Al-Tabib visited General Qamar.
During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence, security cooperation and regional peace and stability were discussed.
The COAS told the Saudi minister that Pakistan valued its historical and brotherly relations with the Saudi Kingdom and acknowledged its unique place in the Islamic world.
The Saudi minister expressed his grief over the devastation caused by the ongoing floods in Pakistan.
Earlier, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) expressed their condolences and sympathies with President Dr Arif Alvi over the loss of lives and injuries in the recent floods, inundating Pakistan.
In his cable, the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman prayed for the deceased and their families in the flood-hit regions of the country.