Vice Chairman Chinese CMC meets Naval Chief

APP45-27 ISLAMABAD: August 27 - Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi exchanging view with General Xu Qiliang Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission at Naval Headquarters. APP

RAWALPINDI, Aug 27 (APP):Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC), General Xu Qiliang, along with a high level delegation on Tuesday visited Naval Headquarters, Islamabad and called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.

Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, General Xu Qiliang was received by Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, said the news release of Pakistan Navy Public Relations Department.

A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented him the Guard of
Honour. Thereafter, the dignitary laid floral wreath at the Shuhada’s Monument
and was then introduced to the Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters.

General Xu Qiliang called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest were discussed.

Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi highlighted that close relationships between the peoples and the Armed Forces of the two countries are time-tested and based on mutual respect and trust.

The Naval Chief expressed satisfaction over various ongoing naval projects between the two Naval Forces. The Admiral also thanked the General for the wholehearted participation of PLA (Navy) with Ships and Special Forces/Marine Teams in Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN-19.

Vice Chairman CMC highly appreciated the successful conduct of Exercise AMAN-19.

General Xu Qiliang termed Pakistan as China’s all-weather strategic partner.