RAWALPINDI: Mr Paolo Gentiloni Italy’s Foreign Minister called on army chief General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters today.
Regarding the meeting between the two important persons, a press release was issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
“Mr Paolo Gentiloni, Italian Foreign Minister, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at GHQ today. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including regional security situation and measures to further enhance collaboration between both the countries came under discussion. Italian Foreign Minister also appreciated successes of operation Zarb-e-Azb and efforts of Pakistan for regional security,” read the press release.
Earlier today, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif took action against corruption by army officers when he dismissed eleven senior army personnel. His move was an unprecedented one and was hailed by prominent politicians of the country.
However Italian Foreign Minister also appreciated successes of operation Zarb-e-Azb and efforts of Pakistan for regional security.