State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (R) meets with Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, in Beijing, Dec 3, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]
BEIJING — China and Bangladesh pledged to strengthen military ties during a meeting between Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq.
Chang Wanquan called on the two militaries to implement the consensus reached by the leaders of two countries.
Chang said the Chinese military is willing to work with Bangladesh’s army to strengthen strategic communication and enhance pragmatic cooperation to inject new impetus to bilateral relationships.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of establishing bilateral ties, said Belal, noting that Bangladesh’s army is ready to promote cooperation with Chinese military in personnel training and peace keeping.