Chinese troops arrive in Pakistan for joint military drill 'Warrior-VI'

The three-week long exercise is sixth of the series as part of bilateral military cooperation

News Desk December 08, 2018
A special forces contingent arrives in Pakistan for Pak-China joint military drill. PHOTO: ISPR

A special forces contingent of People Liberation Army China arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to participate in Pak-China joint military exercise ‘Warrior –VI 2018’.

Troops of Special Service Group from both armies will participate in the three-week long exercise, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

PHOTO: ISPR

Focus of the joint exercise is to share respective experiences in the field of counter-terrorism operations and learn from each other’s experiences.

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This is sixth joint exercise of the series as part of bilateral military cooperation between both friendly countries.

PHOTO: ISPR

Earlier this month, Joint International Air Drill of Pakistan and China, Shaheen VII, also took place at an operational airbase in Pakistan.

Military ties 'backbone' to relations with Pakistan: China

According to a Pakistan Air Force spokesperson, the Chinese contingent included pilots and air defence controllers.

In September, a senior Chinese general told Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa that military ties between China and Pakistan are the ‘backbone’ of relations between the two countries.

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