CGS meets China’s army chief, says Pakistan willing to enhance strategic cooperation

Pakistan’s Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar met Li Zuocheng, member of the Central Military Commission and chief of staff of the Joint Military Staff Office of the Central Military Commission, at the Bayi Military Building in Beijing on Saturday.
Li said Chinese President Xi Jinping elaborated on China’s advocacy and efforts to build a common prosperity for human community, in the report to the 19th Chinese National Congress.
In the face of the complicated and volatile regional security situation, China is committed to forging a common community of destiny for Pakistan and firmly supporting the construction of Pakistani nation and army, he added.
In accordance with the important consensus reached between President Xi and Pakistani leaders, the Chinese army will continue close communicate with Pakistan, deepen exchange and cooperation in various fields such as training and equipment, jointly combating terrorism, safeguard common interests and safeguard regional security and stability, he said further.
Lt Gen Akbar said the 19th Session of the Chinese Communist Party has mapped out a clear roadmap for China’s future development and prosperity.
He believed that under the wise leadership of President Xi, all major construction projects in China will surely make new great achievements.
Pakistan is willing to strengthen strategic communication and coordination with China, deepen pragmatic cooperation in various fields and jointly cope with regional security challenges, he said further.