China to deepen pragmatic cooperation with Pakistan: DM China

BEIJING: Chinese Defense Minister, Wei Fenghe has said that China is willing to work together with Pakistan to focus on building a community of human destiny, consolidate all-weather friendship and deepen pragmatic cooperation in various fields between the two armed forces.

He expressed these views while talking to visiting Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in a meeting here on Thursday.

Wei Fenghe said that China and Pakistan are good neighbours, good friends, good partners.
“Under the correct guidance of the heads of state of the two countries, China-Pakistan all-weather strategic cooperative partnership has developed in a healthy manner,” he added.

He said his country is ready to provide strong security guarantees for the building of the “One Belt and One Road.”

The Chinese Defense Minister introduced the relevant conditions for the successful convening of the “two sessions.”

He said that under the strong leadership of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core, the people throughout the country are striving hard to realize the Chinese dream.

Under the guidance of Xi Jinping and the idea of strengthening the army, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army will work hard to build a world-class army, resolutely safeguard the interests of national sovereignty, security, and development, and make active contributions to maintaining world and regional peace, he added.

During the meeting, Admiral Abbasi expressed his congratulations on the world-renowned achievements in the construction of the Chinese armed forces.

He said that Pakistan highly cherishes the traditional friendship between Pakistan and China and is willing to continuously deepen exchanges and cooperation between the two armed forces in high-level exchanges, practical training, and equipment and technology, and promote the continuous and in-depth development of the relations between the two countries and the two armed forces.

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