In Karachi, Pakistan, military leaders from China and Pakistan held discussions on regional security and military cooperation. During the meeting, both commanders emphasized the importance of maintaining peace and stability in the area.
Pakistan’s Gen. Asim Munir, met with China’s Gen. Liu Zhenli during the first day of his visit to Beijing, where he was presented with a guard of honor at the PLA Headquarters.
The military leaders discussed mutual security interests and cooperation, while reiterating their commitment to peace and stability in the region. Furthermore, Gen. Munir witnessed a demonstration of the operational capabilities of the PLA troops and praised the professionalism displayed by the soldiers.
This week, Beijing and Islamabad are participating in a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in India, despite it being a longtime rival of the two nations.
Gen. Munir’s visit to China is aimed at enhancing the already strong relationship between the two armies. He will hold further meetings with top Chinese military leaders to discuss ways to enhance cooperation.
Pakistan has recently experienced a rise in terrorist attacks, with at least 293 fatalities and 521 people wounded in approximately 436 terrorist incidents across the country this year. The visit by Gen. Munir to Pakistan’s long-standing trade and military partner is significant, given the current security situation in Pakistan.