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China all praises for Pakistan over CPEC

ANI  |  Rawalpindi [Pakistan] 

on Friday heaped praises on for "safeguarding" ongoing multi-billion dollar China-Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, which forms a part of Beijing's ambitious transnational Belt Road Initiative (BRI).

"Efforts of Army in safeguarding CPEC security are highly appreciated. We look forward to close cooperation with Pakistan to ensure the security of CPEC," the Express Tribune quoted (CMC) Zhang Youxia, as saying.

China's Zhang remarked during his meeting with Pakistan of Army Staff (COAS) at (GHQ) in

The military brass of both the sides discussed matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral defence cooperation, reported the Express Tribune.

"and Pakistan are iron brothers, all-weather friends and strategic partners. We share the tradition of mutual understanding, mutual trust and mutual support. deeply appreciates the achievements of in counter-terrorism," General Zhang said.

The two sides have been said to have signed different Memorandums of Understanding (MoU)s to ratchet up the bilateral Defence cooperation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 19:20 IST
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