RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, currently on an official visit to China, met the Chairman of the National People’s Congress (NPC), Zhang Dejiang, and Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan in Beijing on Thursday.
Zhang Dejiang, who is also the Vice Chairman of the National Security Commission (NSC), discussed matters of mutual interest during the meeting, said an ISPR press release issued here. Measures for increased mutual cooperation at different levels in the spheres of defence and security were also deliberated upon.
Alongside these meetings, the COAS also met Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun and the Administrator of SASTIND, Xu Dazhe. The Defence Minister of China, General Chang Wanquan, hosted a banquet in honor of the COAS.