Kayani holds meeting with China’s Central Military Commission Vice Chairman

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Monday held separate meetings with Vice Chairman, Central Military Commission, General Fan Changlong and State Councilor and Minister for Ministry of Public Security Guo Shengkun on the first day of his four-day official visit to China. The COAS reiterated goodwill of the Government and people of Pakistan and thanked Chinese leadership for China’s eternal support to Pakistan.

According to an ISPR press release issued here, security situation in the region and the possible role both countries can play towards strategic stability was also discussed during the meetings. Talks also encompassed the measures to boost mutual cooperation on a wide range of issues.

The COAS was also the guest of honour earlier in the day, on a banquet hosted by Mr Zhang Yesui, Executive Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and later in the evening in the banquet hosted by General Hou Shusen, Deputy Chief of General Staff, Peoples Liberation Army.