Rawalpindi, April 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): General Necdet OZEL, Commander of Turkish Armed Forces, who is heading a high powered delegation, today called on General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. He remained with Chairman for some time and discussed matters related to bilateral interests between the two countries with an emphasis upon Geo-Strategic situation of the region. Earlier on his arrival he was presented the Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of tri-services.
Later, on behalf of the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in recognition for his services in bringing two armed forces closer and improving the relations between Turkey and Pakistan, he was conferred the award of NISHAN-E-IMTIAZ (Military) at an impressive and simple ceremony held at Joint Staff Headquarters.
General Necdet OZEL, conveyed his thanks to the people, armed forces and government of Pakistan for the recognition of his contribution in furthering the bilateral ties and defence cooperation between the two countries. A number of senior officers from tri-services were also present on the occasion.
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