Islamabad: Chinese ambassador to Pakistan, Yao Jing called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat at the Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday, the military’s media wing said.
According to Inter Services Public Relations statement matters related to changing geo-strategic environment and further strengthening of security and defence cooperation were discussed during the meeting. The two sides reaffirmed the resolve for furtherance of deeper strategic ties.
The ambassador applauded the professionalism of Pakistan’s armed forces and acknowledged sacrifices made by the country in war against terrorism. The meeting took place two days after a Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson said that China highly valued active measures taken by the Pakistan government to strengthen financial supervision and crackdown on terrorist financing.