Chinese Ambassador Calls on CJCSC
China and Pakistan Reaffirm Commitment to Deepen Strategic Relations
His Excellency Mr. Yao Jing, Ambassador of China, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi on January 5, 2018. Matters related to changing geostrategic environment and further strengthening of security and defence cooperation were discussed during the meeting. Both sides reaffirmed the commitment that being ‘Iron Brothers’ and ‘All-Weather’ friends, Pakistan and China would continue to forge deeper strategic ties. The ambassador applauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged sacrifices made by Pakistan in the war against terrorism.
CJCSC Attends Chiefs of Staff Session of NATO Military Committee to Discuss Peace and Security
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman JCS Committee, attended Chiefs of Staff session of NATO Military Committee at Brussels on January 17, 2018. The meeting was attended by representatives of 66 NATO and partner nations. The committee discussed peace and security matters.
CJCSC highlighted efforts and achievements of Pakistan Armed Forces in the counter-terrorism domain. He also informed the participants about Pakistan Army’s efforts towards regional peace by special security measures along Pak-Afghan border including raising of additional FC forces and fencing. On the sidelines of the meeting, CJCSC met with General Kostarakos, Chairman European Union Military Committee and military representatives from Australia, Turkey, Jordan, Canada and Germany.