PAK-TAJIKISTAN DISCUSS IMPLEMENTATION OF CASA-1000 TRANSMISSION LINE

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Islamabad(From Editor's Desk) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat was on official visit to Tajikistan on May 30, 2018. He had meetings with President of Tajikistan and other officials in which matters of mutual interest came under discussion. 

Details released byTajikistan's official sources say that "On May 30, the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon received the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat.



The discussion covered various aspects of bilateral Tajikistani – Pakistani cooperation, in particular, political and socio-economic ties.



The President of the country Emomali Rahmon expressed satisfaction over the friendly relations and multifaceted cooperation between the countries that are gaining new content through the efforts of the Heads of State.



The two sides shared their views on the issues of improving bilateral coordination addressing joint struggle against terrorism, extremism, illicit drug trafficking and transnational organized crime.



Improving coordination between the security services of Tajikistan and Pakistan in the field of security and defense, military-technical cooperation to solve regional issues, seeking solutions for Afghanistan was noted important.



In addition, the parties also exchanged views on the implementation of the CASA-1000 transmission line and the use of extensive hydropower potential of Tajikistan.

I.S.P.R Pakistan 

General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman JCS Committee, who is on official visit to Tajikistan, met civil-military leadership of Tajikistan including President, Foreign Minister, Defence Minister and Secretary National Security Council of Tajikistan. Matters of bilateral strategic interest with particular emphasis on evolving regional security situation were discussed.
 
The leadership of Tajikistan appreciated Pakistan’s achievements in war against terrorism and efforts for regional peace and stability.