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General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), COAS, Pakistan Army and General Sir Patrick Sanders, CGS UK Army addressed the opening session of 6th Pakistan-UK Regional Stabilization Conference at National Defence University, Islamabad on 30th April 2024.

Rawalpindi - May 01, 2024

No PR-124/2024-ISPR

General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), COAS, Pakistan Army and General Sir Patrick Sanders, CGS UK Army addressed the opening session of 6th Pakistan-UK Regional Stabilization Conference at National Defence University, Islamabad on 30th April 2024. General Sir Roland Walker, designate CGS UK Army also attended the session.

Pakistan-UK Stabilization Conference is the flagship defence and security dialogue between the two countries, held alternately in Pakistan and UK, bringing together a formidable corpus of subject matter experts in diverse domains including diplomats, defence officials, intellectuals and civil society representatives.

In connection with this conference, a 30-member UK delegation, is visiting Pakistan from 29 April to 3 May 2024, led by Major General Tom Bateman, Standing Joint Force Commander. During the Conference, delegations from both sides will exchange perspectives on global and regional environment and its impact on national security, and, regional peace and stability.

This year, the scope of discussion has been expanded from bilateral to regional issues and defence officials of both countries from the region are also participating in the conference.

Separately, COAS also held a meeting with CGS and designate CGS UK Army. Both sides discussed matter of professional interest and measures to further elevate bilateral defence relations. COAS thanked General Patrick Sanders for his services in enhancing bilateral military ties and felicitated General Roland Walker on his nomination as the next CGS of UK Army.

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