Above: Iran Foreign Minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at Pakistan Army GHQ
According to Dunya News:
Foreign Minister of Iran, Javad Zarif, visited General Headquarters on Thursday and called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff.
Focus of the discussion remained on regional security including evolving situation in the Middle East, Pak-Iran border management and defence and security cooperation between both the countries, the ISPR reported.COMMENTARY: No doubt, Foreign Ministyer Zarif has much to talk about with Pakistani military and political figures, given reports that Saudi Arabia is pressuring Pakistan to join its military intervention in Yemen, as well as Iran's loss of eight NAJA border-protection guards killed in clashes with Jaish al Adal at the Pakistani border within Sistan-Baluchestan province.
Zarif's schedule also included talks with Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, later in the day on 09APR15.
Pakistan's parliament on 10APR15 adopted a resolution on Yemen calling on all factions to resolve their differences peacefully and urging that Pakistan should stay neutral. [source: Reuters]
Foreign Minister Zarif shakes hands with Pakistan Army Chief of Staff General Raheel Sharif
Foreign Minister Zarif lays a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada
Foreign Minister Zarif shakes hands with a Pakistan Army company havildar major (NATO equivalent: OR-8)
Honor Guard from Pakistan Army Unit X, Rawalpindi
Note: Pakistan Army shares in common with Iran Army the G3 battle rifle (seen above), with Iranian type built by DIO and Pakistani type built by POF.
Pakistan Army Band performing for FM Zarif's tour of General Headquarters (GHQ) at Rawalpindi
Photos: Islamic Republic News Agency