DEPUTY HEAD OF CHINA’S PLA CALLS ON ALGERIAN CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF
ALGIERS, March 14 (NNN-APS) — Algeria’s Deputy Minister of National Defence and Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaid Salah, received here Sunday Lieutenant-General Sheng Liu, the deputy head of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Logistics Department.
The Ministry of National Defence said in a statement here Monday that the meeting, held at the request of Gen Sheng, was an opportunity for the two sides to express their “willingness to step up bilateral co-operation in the light of the traditional relations between the two countries”.
The top military official is visiting Algeria from March 12 to 15 as part of bilateral co-operation between Algeria’s People’s National Army and China’s PLA.
During his visit, Gen Sheng will also meet commanders of the different Algerian forces and the chiefs of co-operation departments at the Ministry of National Defence. –
Source: NAM News Network