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Rawalpindi - September 12, 2008

No PR-17/2008-ISPR

H.E. Mr Oybek Arif Usmanov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan called on General Tariq Majid, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) here at Joint Staff Headquarters today. He exchanged views with Chairman JCSC on matters of mutual relations between the two countries and regional security situation.

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee expressed that Uzbekistan with its rich cultural and historical heritage holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Pakistani people.

While discussing the regional security environment, CJCSC stressed that Pakistan strongly condemns terrorism in its all forms and manifestations and would never allow its soil to be used for terrorist activities against any country. Chairman JCSC said that both Pakistan and Uzbekistan can jointly play a vital role in bringing stability to Afghanistan.

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H.E. Mr Oybek Arif Usmanov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan called on General Tariq Majid, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters on Friday. (12-9-2008) – Photo ISPR