Beijing: China plans to step up navy cooperation with "all weather" good friend Pakistan to supply ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and a multi-role fight
plane, official media right here reported as Pakistan's new military chief held talks with prime Chinese language officers.
On his first go to to China after he took over as Pakistan's military chief, Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday held talks with Basic Fang Fenghui, chief of the Joint Workers Division underneath the Central Navy Fee.
Bajwa additionally referred to as on Chinese language Govt Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, Vice Chairman of the Central Navy Fee, Basic Fan Changlong and Commander of the Folks's Liberation Military Basic Li Zhuocheng and mentioned regional safety, financial system defence cooperation and different problems with mutual curiosity.
The "all-weather" strategic partnership has withstood modifications within the worldwide neighborhood, Fang mentioned. The talks will consolidate and deepen navy exchanges
between China and Pakistan, whereas new cooperation on navy methods may also be mentioned, Track Zhongping, a navy professional who served within the Second Artillery Corps (now often known as the PLA Rocket Power), advised state-run World Occasions.
Weapon exchanges, together with the mass manufacturing of FC-1 Xiaolong which in Pakistan referred to as JF-17 Thunder is a light-weight and multi-role fight plane developed collectively by the 2 international locations, might be furthered after the assembly, Track mentioned.
China's authorisation to Pakistan to supply ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, anti-aircraft missiles, anti-ship missiles and fundamental battle tanks in Pakistan can also be on the agenda, he mentioned.
The talks will consolidate and deepen navy exchanges between China and Pakistan, whereas new cooperation on navy methods may also be mentioned, Track mentioned. The navy cooperation between China and Pakistan might be additional enhanced particularly in weapons and anti-terrorism sectors, the report mentioned.
The 2 sides additionally vowed yesterday to make sure the protection of the China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC), an necessary a part of China's One Belt and One Street initiative. Navy cooperation between China and Pakistan might be additional enhanced particularly in weapons and anti-terrorism sectors, specialists famous.
Masood Khalid, Pakistan's Ambassador to China, mentioned at a information convention on Tuesday that Pakistan has deployed greater than 15,000 troops to guard the CPEC and the nation's navy has raised a particular contingent for the safety of Gwadar Port.