RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan and China need to stay strong to thwart designs of all inimical forces challenging our resolve particularly those threatening their bilateral strategic cooperation.
Talking to the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan His Excellency Nong Rong who met him at the Pakistan army’s general headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Monday, the COAS, in wake of the recent Dasu bus incident involving Chinese citizens, extended heartfelt sympathies and deepest condolences to the government and the people of the Republic of China, particularly the bereaved families.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan Army greatly values its brotherly relations with our time-tested friend and also assured full support/cooperation and security of Chinese citizens working in Pakistan.
The Army Chief said that while we work for peace, we need to stay strong to thwart designs of all inimical forces challenging our resolve particularly those threatening China-Pakistan strategic cooperation.
Both agreed on the need for continuous engagement and coordination for peace and stability in the region.