Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The military relations between Beijing and Islamabad will reach “unprecedented heights” following their joint anti-terrorism exercise, Pakistan’s army chief has said.
“The everlasting relation will grow to unprecedented heights as both countries will continue to work for elimination of terrorism in all forms,” Gen. Raheel Sharif said.
The army chief witnessed joint field exercise Warrior-III while Gen. Li Fayi led a senior-level Chinese military delegation at the closing ceremony of Pakistan-China special forces joint exercise for counter terrorism, the Inter-Services Public Relations said in a series of tweets.
Gen. Sharif lauded the young soldiers for their display of professionalism and skills during the exercise and said that the exercise boosted military relations between Pakistan and China.
He commended the Pakistan army’s Special Services Group (SSG) for its outstanding performance during Zarb-e-Azb and stated that the operation would continue till the elimination of the last terrorist.
The Pakistan Army and China’s PLA conducted a seven-week long exercise with focus on counter-terrorism operations.