Army Chief terms CPEC win-win situation, thanks China for gifting COVID vaccines
RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed his gratitude to China as Nong Rong, the ambassador of Pakistan’s “iron brother“, visited the General Headquarters (GHQ), according to a statement issued Thursday by the military’s media wing.
In its statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) noted that the two leaders — Gen Bajwa and the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan —discussed “matters of mutual interest, including regional security issues” during their meeting.
The Army chief also “appreciated [the] unwavering Chinese support at multiple international fora and capacity enhancement in defence and security domains”, the ISPR mentioned.
He also said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s (CPEC) successful completion “will bring more benefits and prosperity to the people of both countries”, according to the statement.
Nong “acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan’s contributions [towards] regional peace and stability”, the ISPR added.