Chinese Communist Party leader calls on COAS


Zhang Chunxian, Political Bureau of China’s Communist Party Member, visited General Headquarters (GHQ) Tuesday and called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional stability and measures to enhance bilateral defence and security collaboration came under discussion.

Zhang Chunxian acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in war against terrorism and appreciated the successes achieved in the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb.

While underlining the importance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Zhang Chunxian said that CPEC will have highly significant and long- term impact on the region and is equally beneficial for people of Pakistan and China. The COAS reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to ensure secure environment for timely completion and subsequent management of CPEC in the best interest of the region.