Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif arrived Jordan for a two days official visit. COAS was given unprecedented reception on his arrival at Jordan.He was received by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, Jordanian Armed Forces, Gen Mashal Al-Zaben and Chief of Royal Jordanian Air Force, Major General Mansour AlJobour.
He held meeting with King Abdullah II. Later, COAS met HRH Prince Al-Hassan bin Talal and also called on Chief of Royal Jordanian Air Force, Major General Mansour AlJobour . COAS also held separate meetings with Gen Mashal Al-Zaben, Chairman Joint chief of Staff Jordanian Armed forces, HRH Lt Gen Prince feisal Bin El Hussein. During the meetings regional security, military to military relations, matter of mutual interest including enhanced defence collaboration and military training exchanges were discussed.
In an exclusive ceremony, Gen Raheel Sharif was awarded the most prestigious Jordanian medal of merit for displaying remarkable courage in leading Pakistan Army in the face of multiple threats specially the menace of terrorism, and above all for his great efforts to promote peace and stability in the region.