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Pakistan Army chief arrives in China on 2-day official visit 

Pakistan Army chief arrives in China on 2-day official visit 



By Imran Nasir


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived on his two-day official visit to China, according to Pakistan Army.


In a statement, Pakistan Army media-wing ISPR, said following arrival, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has called on General Wei Fenghe, Chinese Defence Minister. 


General Wei Fenghe said that China greatly values its time-tested relations with Pakistan and its Army and looks forward to further expanding this cooperation, according to the statement.



Chinese Defense chief added that the development of CPEC is aimed at bringing more benefits and prosperity to the people of both countries and termed Pak-China military cooperation as an important pillar of bilateral relations.



Chinese Defence Minister thanked the army chief for special measures taken for the provision of a safe and secure environment to CPEC projects in Pakistan and efforts towards regional stability. 


He expressed satisfaction over progress on CPEC and hoped for timely completion of the project. He conveyed his grief over the devastation caused by ongoing floods in Pakistan due to climate changes and offered sincere condolence to the families of the victims. 



He said that China is willing to provide technical assistance for flood relief efforts in Pakistan and also appreciated Pakistan Army’s rescue and relief efforts in flood affected areas.



COAS thanked Defence Minister for his sentiments and continued Chinese support to Pakistan.

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