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Iranian Prez pays tribute to achievements of Pak Army

Islamabad : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is presently on a two-day visit to Islamabad, paid rich tributes to the achievements of the Pakistan Army in Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Rouhani, who is on his first visit to Pakistan as the President, met Army chief General Raheel Sharif yesterday and discussed matters of importance, the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations said.

“Matters of regional security, Pakistan-Iran relations, border security and connectivity were discussed during the meeting,” the Express Tribune quoted Director General ISPR Asim Bajwa as saying.

As the Iranian President paid rich tributes to professionalism of Pakistan Army and its phenomenal achievements in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the Army Chief highlighted the challenges being faced by Pakistan.

Bajwa later tweeted, “COAS highlighted challenges being faced by Pak and discussed involvement of RAW in Pak’s internal affairs specially in Balochistan.”

Yesterday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Iranian President held delegation-level talks in Islamabad, with special emphasis on the regional situation. (ANI)