General Zubair Mahmood Hayat , Chairman JCS Committee  attended Chiefs of Defence Staff Conference at USA on subject of countering threat of violent extremism.

According to media cell, the conference was attended by representatives of 75 countries. The chairman also met Gen Joseph L. Votel, Commander US Central Command. 

On sidelines of the conference, chairman also held bilateral meetings with Chiefs of Defence Staff of Turkey and Brazil.

Matters related to bilateral security interest and measures to improve the defence cooperation were discussed.