3rd Round of Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Consultative Committee held in Islamabad

Islamabad, September 29, 2021 (PPI-OT):3rd Round of Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Consultative Committee (JMCC) was held at Islamabad, today on 29th September, 2021. Pakistan delegation was led by Lt Gen (Retd) Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain, Secretary Defence, while Russian side was led by Col Gen Alexander V Fomin, Deputy Defence Minister of Russia. Before the plenary session, both the leaders also met and discussed issues of mutual interest.

During the meeting, both sides reviewed the present status of their bilateral relations and expressed satisfaction on convergence of views on major International issues. The two sides also exchanged views on regional security besides holding in depth discussions on exploring and identifying areas of mutual cooperation including military training, joint exercises, intelligence cooperation and issues relating to defence industrial cooperation.

Both sides agreed to ensure effective follow up/implementation of the decisions taken during the meeting. The two sides expressed the hope that JMCC would continue to play a vital role in enhancing defence cooperation and agreed to hold the 4th Round of JMCC in Russia in 2022.

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