Meeting: (Pakistan and Jordan discusses emerging regional scenario)

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Nawaf Khalifeh Ibrahim Saraireh, Ambassador of Jordan to Pakistan called on Secretary Defence Lt. Gen (r) Mohammad Alam Khattak here on Tuesday.

The Secretary Defence welcomed the dignitary and expressed warm wishes for the Kingdom and the everlasting bilateral relationship enjoyed by both countries.

Pakistan and Jordan reinforced their strong and historic relations, underscoring the need for maintaining and promoting closer relations particularly in the field of defence.

During the meeting, Jordanian Ambassador mentioned the efforts of Jordanian Government in tackling the emerging situation in the region.

Both Secretary Defence and Ambassador of Jordan discussed the emerging global scenario and its settlement according to the wishes of people of those states. Jordan’s ambassador shared the problem of refugee crisis and inquired how Pakistan has been able to meet the crisis over the years?

Secretary Defence praised the efforts of the Armed Forces, Civil Government and more over people of Pakistan who stood resilient in the wake of any crisis that the country had to face. He added that “Pakistan always believed in the policy of non-interference and had taken measures to bring peace and stability to the region”.

Both Pakistan and Jordan expressed satisfaction over ongoing defence deals and other collaborative projects between both countries. The Secretary Defence appreciated the vision and foresight of visiting dignitary with the hope that future of bilateral relations will further prosper.