Pak, China, Afghan army chiefs form regional mechanism against terrorism

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Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, the other day, went on a one-day visit to China to discuss the issue of regional terrorism .

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General Raheel held a meeting with Chinese Chief of Joint Staff General Fang Fenghui and Afghan Army Chief Shah Shaheen.

The meeting was also attended by Tajikistan’s first deputy defence minister. In the meeting, it was decided that members of quadrilateral alliance will share intelligence information for regional stability.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the two leaders discussed military-to-military relations, bilateral security cooperation and all dimensions of long-term China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) security.

The long-term and multilateral security issues of the CPEC project were also came under discussion at the meeting.

Later, the army chief also held a separate meeting with Party Secretary Xinkiang province, Zhang Chun Xian in Urumqi. Pak-China bilateral relations and regional security issue with particular reference to the CPEC completion and security were discussed during the meeting.