Pak-China military relations to reach unprecedented heights: COAS

Published September 15, 2015
General Raheel Sharif attended the closing ceremony of Pakistan China special forces joint exercise for counter terrorism -Photo ISPR
General Raheel Sharif attended the closing ceremony of Pakistan China special forces joint exercise for counter terrorism -Photo ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif said on Tuesday that the military relations between China and Pakistan will reached unprecedented heights, according to a statement issued on the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) website.

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Bahadur Ranges (Attock) and witnessed Joint Field Exercise Warrior-III, while a senior-level Chinese military delegation under Gen Li Fayi represented People Liberation Army (PLA) on the closing ceremony of Pakistan-China special forces joint exercise for counter terrorism.

Speaking on the occasion, General Raheel Sharif lauded the young soldiers for their display of professionalism and skills during the exercise and said that the exercise had boosted military relations between Pakistan and China.

Tweet by Director General ISPR Major General Asim Bajwa

“The everlasting relation will grow to unprecedented heights as both countries will continue to work for elimination of terrorism in all forms,” the army chief said.

Tweet by DG ISPR Major Gen Asim Bajwa

He commended Pakistan Army’s Special Services Group (SSG) soldiers for their outstanding performance during Zarb-i-Azb and stated once again that the operation will continue till the elimination of the last terrorist.

Tweet by DG ISPR Major Gen Asim Bajwa

Special Forces of Pakistan Army and China's PLA had conducted a seven week long exercise with focus on counter-terrorism operations.

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