Published On: Wed, Nov 25th, 2015

COAS Gen. Raheel Sharif becomes first Asian to get top Brazilian honor


RAWALPINDI: General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, became the first Asian to get Brazil’s coveted award “Order of Merit” in recognition of his leadership for successful fight against multiple threats facing the country.- Gen. Raheel becomes first Asian to get _

The COAS also met Brazilian Defence Minister and discussed bilateral military ties and common security challenges warranting enhanced coordination level and forging strategic relations.

Both the dignitaries also discussed security assistance for Brazil Olympics 2016. They also agreed to benefit from each other’s anti-narcotics experience, DG ISPR tweeted.

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