COAS Qamar Bajwa, Chinese General discuss avenues to enhance defence collaboration

COAS, Gen Qamar Bajwa, Chinese, General Xu Qiliang, discuss, avenues, enhance, defence, collaboration, IOK situation
26 Aug, 2019 9:05 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – General Xu Qiliang, Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC), visited General Headquarters (GHQ) with a high-level delegation on Monday.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the visiting dignitary had one-on-one meeting with COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa followed by a delegation-level talks.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, avenues to enhance bilateral defence collaboration and particularly situation in Indian Occupied Jummu and Kashmir (IoJ&K) were discussed.

The COAS appreciated China’s understanding and support on all important issues particularly Kashmir.

The visiting dignitary affirmed that China greatly values its time tested relations with Pakistan and its Army and is looking forward to further solidify this relation.

Later, an MoU was signed for enhancement of defence cooperation and capacity building of Pakistan Army.

Earlier on arrival at GHQ, the CMC vice-chairman laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. The visiting dignitary was presented the guard of honour.

Fully prepared to thwart any aggression from eastern border: COAS

On August 24, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Formation Headquarters at Gilgit.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the COAS laid a floral wreath on the Shahadua monument.

Addressing formation officers and troops, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated their state of readiness and morale despite challenges of weather, terrain and the enemy at the highest battlefield of the world.

“We are alive to a threat from the eastern border linked to ongoing situation in IOJ&K and fully prepared to thwart any misadventure or aggression,” he declared.

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