Chinese envoy calls on COAS at GHQ

Published: May 20, 2019
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Chinese envoy Yao Jing calls on army chief General Qamar Bajwa at the GHQ in Rawalpindi on Monday. PHOTO: ISPR

Chinese envoy Yao Jing calls on army chief General Qamar Bajwa at the GHQ in Rawalpindi on Monday. PHOTO: ISPR

Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing on Monday called on army chief General Qamar Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the military’s media wing, matters of mutual interest including regional security situation were discussed in the meeting.

Pakistan’s civil-military leaders frequently hold meetings with Chinese officials in the backdrop of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

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CPEC is a 3,000-kilometre network of roads, pipelines and railways to connect Gwadar port in Pakistan to Kashgar in the Xinjiang region of China.

In a recent interview with the Chinese state media Xinhua, chief military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said Pakistan military had raised a whole division-sized force to ensure the security of the CPEC, and was planning to deploy another division for the purpose.

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