On June 29, Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, met with a delegation led by Commander of the Pakistani Air Force, Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, according to the Defense Ministry.

The Pakistani delegation is on an official visit to Azerbaijan.

Welcoming the guests, the defense minister stressed that there is traditional friendship and mutual trust between our peoples, as well as Azerbaijani-Pakistani relations and strategic partnership are developing.

Expressing gratitude for the warm reception, the Commander of the Air Force of Pakistan emphasized that there are historically friendly ties between the peoples of the two countries. It was noted that Azerbaijani-Pakistani relations have expanded in various directions and strengthened significantly and that there is a great potential for bilateral military cooperation.

The sides discussed issues of further expansion of relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the military, military-technical, and military-educational spheres.