Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called upon General Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission on Sunday morning, according to a tweet by Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Bajwa.
General Raheel Sharif left for a two-day visit to China on Saturday during which he is expected to meet China’s political and military leadership to discuss issues pertaining to security and defence cooperation between the two countries.
#COAS called on Gen Fan Changlong, V.Chmn Central Mil Commission. Unprecedented Sunday mrng mtng,warmth,cordiality
— AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) January 25, 2015
Gen Fan termed ‘China-Pakistan solid relations as strategic cooperative partnership and called the two countries iron brothers and most important neighbors. Showing solidarity with Pakistan against any challenge, “he praised ‘Operation Zarb-i-Azb’ and termed it as a decisive, indiscriminate, bold and hard blow for terrorists,” said another tweet by the military spokesma