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95th Anniversary of PLA Commemorated at GHQ

95th Anniversary of the founding of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was commemorated at GHQ, Rawalpindi on August 01, 2022. Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

Ambassador of China to Pakistan, His Excellency Mr. Nong Rong, officials from Chinese Embassy and officers from tri-services of Pakistan attended the event. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador of China thanked COAS for hosting the reception on the evening of PLA’s 95th anniversary.

The Chinese Ambassador said that China and Pakistan are iron brothers, all-weather friends and strategic partners. The Chinese Ambassador said that the recent meeting of China-Pakistan Joint Committee of Cooperation, held at China, has set up an important platform for military collaborations which will serve effectively for military-to-military relations between the two countries.

COAS felicitated PLA and lauded its role in China’s defense, security and nation-building. Highlighting various facets of the deep-rooted ties between the two states, militaries and the people, COAS said, “Pakistan-China relationship is unique and robust that has proven its resilience in the face of challenges. PLA and Pakistan Army are brothers in arms and our relationship will continue to contribute towards safeguarding our collective interests.”

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