Pakistan, China vow to further consolidate cooperation

Islamabad: Pakistan and China has vowed to further consolidate cooperation in the fields of emerging technologies and military industry.

This understanding came at a meeting between Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong and Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu in Islamabad on Friday.

Chief of the Air Staff shared broad contours of PAF’s modernization drive to achieve operational capability in the contemporary warfare in air, space and cyber space domains as per the PAF’s operational construct.

The Air Chief also highlighted that both the countries enjoy unprecedented strategic partnership and reiterated his resolve to further enhance the existing bilateral ties in military to military cooperation and training domains between PAF and Chinese Air Force.

Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu further said Pakistan values its strong diplomatic, economic, defence relationship and time-tested friendship with China which are based on convergence on all important issues relating to regional peace, security and stability.

The visiting dignitary praised the professionalism of PAF personnel and the exceptional progress made by PAF over the years, especially through indigenization. He appreciated Pakistan’s efforts in promoting regional peace.

The Ambassador also offered heartfelt condolences to the people of Pakistan over the loss of life and devastation caused by floods in Pakistan.