Islamabad (VOM): Major General (Pilot) Jassim Mohammad Ahmed Al-Mannai, Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force called on Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force in his office. On the arrival of Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force, a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Air Force presented the Guard of Honour. During the meeting, both the dignitaries discussed matters of professional and joint interest. While appreciating the professionalism of the Pakistan Air Force, Major General (Pilot) Jassim Mohammad Ahmed Al-Mannai acknowledged PAF’s rising indigenous capacity in the aviation industry. The Air Chief said that Pakistan and Qatar have longstanding religious, cultural and historical bonds which were manifested through strong ties between the Air Forces of the two countries. The Air Chief highlighted that both the countries enjoy cordial relations and reiterated his resolve to further enhance the existing bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries. The Air Chief further said, “Pakistan values its relations with Qatar, which are based on convergence on all important issues relating to regional peace, security and stability”.