China willing to push Pak-China military relationship: Spokesperson

BEIJING, JAN 4  (INP):China willing to push Pak-China military relationship to a higher level, said senior Colonel Tan Kefei, spokesperson China’s Ministry of National Defence (MND).
According to Gwadar Pro, at a regular press conference on December 31, Colonel Tan Kefei, emphasized cooperation and relationship between Pak-China military.

China-Pakistan “Sea Guardians 2020” joint maritime exercise and “Shaheen (Eagle) – IX” joint air force training were mentioned as typical examples when Tan said the Chinese military has strengthened practical exchanges and cooperation with foreign counterparts on military training.

He added, these joint exercises and training have enhanced the mutual trust and exchanges between the Chinese military and its foreign counterparts, and improved realistic training of Chinese troops.

Tan also said, from December 7 to 25, the China-Pakistan Joint Air Force Exercise “Shaheen (Eagle) – IX” was held at the Pakistani air base in Bholari.
The two sides conducted a series of realistic training during the joint exercise and achieved the preset goals. China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic cooperative partners.
The bilateral relationship will continue to improve in the future. In recent years, under the strategic guidance of their leaders, the two countries have constantly strengthened cooperation in various fields, firmly supported each other in issues concerning their core interests, and built a closer China-Pakistan community of shared future in the new era, says Tan.
He also believed that the military relationship between China and Pakistan serves as an important pillar for their bilateral relations.
Since the beginning of this year, the two militaries have maintained close high-level strategic communication and carried out practical cooperation in related fields, testifying their brotherhood and friendship enabling them to go through thick and thin together.
“The year of 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of China-Pakistan diplomatic relations.
China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Pakistan in fields like epidemic control, joint exercises, military equipment and technology, and logistics to push their military relationship to a higher level,” he said.
At the end of the regular press conference, Tan added, this year, the Chinese military has been committed to its responsibility as the military force of a major power, it has conducted in-depth international military cooperation, faithfully fulfilled its international duties and obligations, opposed the hegemony, tyranny and bullying, safeguarded international justice, defended world peace, and actively promoted the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
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