China reaffirms deep bonds with Pakistan at military parade

In a testament to their enduring partnership, China has described its relationship with Pakistan as that of “all-weather strategic cooperative partners, true friends, and good brothers,” emphasizing their shared commitment through all circumstances. This declaration came from a spokesperson during a monthly briefing, highlighting the participation of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) tri-services contingent in Islamabad’s Pakistan Day military parade on March 23. The spokesperson referred to Pakistan as China’s “iron-clad brother,” a moniker that underscores the deep affection between the two nations. The collaboration has been marked by frequent, high-level military exchanges, joint exercises, and various cooperative efforts in training, personnel development, and technology. The Chinese military expressed its dedication to enhancing joint capabilities to address security challenges, particularly terrorism, to promote peace and stability in the region. The solidarity between the two countries was visibly celebrated during the parade, where the 36-member PLA Guard of Honor, carrying the Chinese national flag, echoed the sentiment of everlasting friendship with Pakistan in a heartfelt salute to the cheers of onlookers.–News Desk