President reaffirms Pakistan’s role for solidarity of Muslim Ummah

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APP82-23 ISLAMABAD: August 23 - Lieutenant General Mahmoud A. Fraihat Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Jordan Armed Forces called on President Mamnoon Hussain before being conferred with Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 23 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday
said Pakistan would play its role for unity and solidarity of
the Muslim Ummah and fulfill its expectations for peace and
stability in the Middle East.
The president was talking to Jordanian Chairman Joint Chiefs
of Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-
Sadr, said a press release here.
The president said Pakistan highly valued its bilateral ties
with Jordan and added cooperation between the two countries in
defence and other sectors would continue.
He said Pak-Jordanian defence cooperation was based upon
mutual interest and for global peace.
The president expressed his concern over the grave situation
in Syria and observed that it was affecting the Ummah’s unity and
solidarity.
He said Pakistan had been pursuing a policy of being non-
partisan over the issue of Syria and Yemen, it also wanted a
peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan.
Pakistan wanted peace in the region but permanent peace in South
Asia could not be achieved till resolution of the Kashmir issue, he
said.
The president also stressed upon further strengthening of the
bilateral cooperation in different sectors and offered training of
the Jordanian youth at various training institutions of Pakistan.
He also expressed his good wishes for King Abdullah-II and
lauded his leadership role for the prosperity and development of
Jordan.
Jordanian chairman joint chiefs of Staff Mahmoud Freihat
appreciated the professional capabilities of Pakistan armed forces
and said Jordanian people had deep affection for Pakistan.
President Mamnoon Hussain also conferred Nishan-e-Imtiaz
(Military) upon Mahmoud Freihat at a ceremony which was attended by senior
military and civil officials.