ISLAMABAD, September 26. (ARMS-TASS). Pakistan and China have signed an agreement on strengthening bilateral cooperation in the defense sector. The document was signed during his stay in the capital of the Pakistani delegation of representatives of the Ministry of Defense of China, led by Deputy Chief of General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Ma Xiaotian, Colonel. It is reported by ITAR-TASS referring to the press service of the army of Pakistan.
As it became clear the new enclosed Pakistani-Chinese agreement on cooperation in the sphere of defense buildup rates anticipates forthcoming exchange of delegations of military professionals, defense officials, armed forces and security services. In addition, it provides for an increase in the upcoming supply different kinds of Chinese defense products to Pakistan, also increase bilateral exchanges of intelligence, including on issues of regional and international terrorism.
China is one of the major political, trade, economic and military partners in Pakistan. Islamabad and Beijing are closely cooperation in the defense sphere and show identical positions on major regional and international security.
Currently, China and Pakistan, which is implementing a number of bilateral defense projects, including the joint development of multi-Chinese JF-17 fighter.