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♦Information♦ ISPR now maintains @OfficialDGISPR as its single official account. Another @ISPR_Official earlier maintained has been merged/closed by ISPR into same. Now any other account with ISPR tag would be fake. COAS expresses his grief on sad demise of ex Air Chief, Air Marshal Asghar Khan, Retired. An iconic soldier who will be remembered for his historic contributions for laying foundations of a strong Pakistan Air Force. May Allah bless his soul-Amen. @OfficialDGISPR Assist Punjab Rangers in operations. Report suspicious activity / information related to terrorism in Punjab direct to Punjab Rangers on following.. Call: 04299220030/99221230 SMS: 03408880047 WhatsApp: 03408880100 Email: [email protected] Postal Address: Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Punjab. 33 Ghazi Road Lahore General Public is requested to report any suspicious activity in Punjab, Balochistan and Sind regarding terrorists at universal no 1135 and for KPK at 1125. These numbers can be dialed directly without any code from mobile or PTCL No.

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GIST OF PRESSER AT TEHRAN, IRAN
Tehran - November 7, 2017: 

DG ISPR and Gen Staff Officer Iranian Army addressed joint press conference at Tehran, Iran today. Major General Asif Ghafoor DGISPR said following:-

• Thanked Iranian Military and govt for hospitality extended by Iran during the visit on behalf of COAS.

• COAS brought message of friendship and cooperation.  General Qamar Javed Bajwa Termed Pak-Iran Border as Border of peace and friendship.

• Gen Asif Ghafoor briefed Iranian media about Pakistan’s efforts, achievements and sacrifices in war against terror and towards regional peace.

• Pakistan wishes peace in Afghanistan and supports all initiatives towards this end. We have done everything on Pakistan side of the border. There are no terrorist sanctuaries inside Pakistan.

• ISIS is growing in Afghanistan as threat to region. A regional approach is required to defeat this threat.

• Pakistan has taken effective measures on Pak-Afg border. Terrorists are likely to exploit friendly Pak-Iran border. Enhanced Pak-Iran border Security is in mutual interest.

• DGISPR reiterated that Pakistan's soil will not be used against any country including Iran. Iran has given same commitment.

• Thanked Iranian supreme leader for his supportive statement on Kashmir. Kashmir is long pending dispute between India and Pakistan. Regional peace and security remains at stake unless it’s resolved to the aspiration of Kashmiris in line with UN Resolution.

• Pak and Iranian Army leadership has agreed to continue bilateral engagements for enhanced security cooperation.

• State of Pakistan has stated that our relations with Iran are not at the cost of our relations with any other country and vice a versa. We greatly value our relations with Iran which have a positive history bonded by history, culture and religion.

• Pakistan Armed Forces are capable to thwart any threat with support of Pakistani nation. In Pakistan we say that prerogative of declaring Jehad rests only with state and Armed Forces are state instrument for its application against anti state elements.

Iranian Spokesperson:

• Thanked Pakistani delegation for visit to Iran.

• Acknowledged successful visit and supportive of suggestions made by COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.

• Assured that Iranian soil shall not be used against Pakistan.

At the end of Conference, Gen Asif Ghafoor said: "The Pakistani delegation leaves Iran with positive feelings and strengthening relations."

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Press Release
Tehran - November 7, 2017: 

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and visited Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) HQ where he interacted with their senior leadership during second day of the visit.

Iranian Defence Minister thanked COAS for his visit, acknowledged achievements of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism and expressed his country’s willingness to enhance defence cooperation. He said that our policy is to develop relations with our neighbors and Pakistan has a special place in Iranian foreign policy.

COAS highlighted that with improved special measures by Pakistan on Pak-Afghan border, terrorists are likely to exploit Pak-Iran friendly border and both countries need to put in efforts to deny it’s use by them.

Both sides agreed to ensure that their soil is not used by any third party against any of the two countries. In this regard steps including establishment of hotline communication between the field commanders along Pak-Iran border, fencing by Iran on their side of the border, coordinated border patrolling, intelligence sharing and more frequent interactions were agreed to.

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Press Release
Rawalpindi - November 7, 2017: 

Commander 10 Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza met Children of football team of Mirpur (AJ&K) who  won "12th Open All Russia  Football Competition - Future Depend on You- 2017" held at Moscow from 25 to 28 October 2017.  He  appreciated  achievement of the young children and   assured  support for their training and assistance . Pakistani team has qualified for Street Children Football World Cup scheduled in Russia in March 2018. Proud Pakistani team won all the matches of the tournament including  defeating India and  Russia.

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