Xi calls for China and Pakistan to deepen and broaden military cooperation

BEIJING, Apr 22 (INP): Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for China and Pakistan to deepen and broaden military cooperation in such fields as joint exercise and training, to enrich their strategic cooperation.

He made the remarks when meeting with the Chairman of  Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Rashad Mahmood, and the chiefs of the army, navy and air forces , according to CCTV.

He encouraged the two militaries to maintain the momentum of high-level visits, and make full use of the China-Pakistan defense and security consultations mechanism. 
The Pakistani military leaders said they support the consolidation of the friendly cooperation, and staunchly back China’s efforts to counter terrorism and safeguard national security.