Rawalpindi, Second Round of Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Consultative Committee (JMCC) was held in Moscow, Russia on 19th August, 2019. Pakistan delegation was led by Lt Gen (Retd) Ikram ul Haq, Secretary Defence, while Russian side was led by Col Gen Alexender V Fomin, Deputy Defence Minister of Russia.
Before the plenary session both the leaders also met and discussed issues of mutual interest. During the meeting, both sides reviewed the present status of their bilateral relations and expressed satisfaction on convergence of views on major international issues. The two sides also exchanged views on regional security besides holding in depth discussions on exploring and identifying areas of mutual cooperation including military training, joint exercises, intelligence cooperation and issues relating to defence industrial cooperation. Both sides agreed to ensure effective follow up/implementation of the decisions taken during the meeting.
The two sides expressed the hope that JMCC would play a vital role in enhancing defence cooperation and agreed to hold the third Round of JMCC in Pakistan in 2020.