China greatly values its relations with Pakistan: General Xu Qiliang

Islamabad: China’s General Xu Qiliang, the vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), visited the Pakistan Army’s General Headquarters with a high-level delegation on Monday and held a one-on-one meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the one-on-one meeting was followed by delegation-level talks between the two sides. “During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, avenues to enhance bilateral defence collaboration, and particularly the situation in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoJ&K) were discussed,” the ISPR said.

COAS Gen Bajwa appreciated China understands and support on all important issues particularly Kashmir. The visiting dignitary said China “greatly values its time tested relations with Pakistan and its Army and is looking forward to further solidify this relation”, said an ISPR statement.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the two sides for enhancement of defence cooperation and capacity building of Pakistan Army.

Earlier, on arrival at the GHQ the Vice Chairman CMC also laid a floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada (Martyrs’ Monument) and was presented a guard of honour.

About Arif Qureshi

Check Also

Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in a tragic train accident.

Islamabad: H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan on Monday expressed grief …