RAWALPINDI (9 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the formations of Strike Corps on Thursday.
In a tweet, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the COAS was briefed on the state of operational preparedness.
“Strike Corps has critical and decisive role in war. Your state of preparedness, training standards and high morale are very encouraging which enhance the confidence,” he quoted COAS, as saying.
COAS, Chinese General discuss avenues to enhance defence collaboration
On August 26, General Xu Qiliang, Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC), had visited General Headquarters (GHQ) with a high-level delegation.
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.