German Defence Minister appreciates Pak Army’s success in Zarb-e-Azb


RAWALPINDI: German Defence Minister, Ursula Von der Leyen called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif here on Wednesday at General Headquarters, the ISPR reported.


During the meeting, a wide range of issues including defence cooperation, regional security and emerging geo-strategic environment were discussed.

German Defence Minister appreciated the phenomenal successes of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Pakistani security forces.

Earlier, on arrival at GHQ, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented the Guard of Honour to the visiting dignitary.