COAS Bajwa, Chinese envoy talk about issues of mutual curiosity

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Chinese envoy Nong Rong (left) with COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on the GHQ. — ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Chinese envoy Nong Rong on Monday and mentioned issues of mutual curiosity, stated a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

“COAS thanked the dignitary for China’s contribution towards the fight against COVID-19 in Pakistan and said that Pakistan Army greatly values its friendly relations with China,” stated the army’s media wing after the assembly between Chinese envoy and the COAS on the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

The ISPR stated that the 2 officers mentioned “matters of mutual interest, recent developments in the Afghan peace process, progress on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), regional security, and the current situation of COVID-19 were discussed during the meeting.”

The envoy conveyed China’s appreciation for “Pakistan’s sincere efforts for peace and stability in the region, especially the Afghan peace process”.

China was one of many first international locations that donated the coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan. The nation is presently utilizing principally Chinese-made vaccines in its inoculation drive.

Even final week, two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) planes carrying coronavirus vaccine doses from China arrived in Islamabad.

According to the PIA spokesperson, over 300,000 coronavirus vaccine doses arrived from PK6852, whereas the second flight PK6853 additionally reached Islamabad with greater than 300,000 doses.

According to the nationwide flag provider, Boeing 777s are getting used to carry the coronavirus vaccine doses from China.