China helping Pakistan in installing missiles in PoK: Intelligence
China has decided to help Pakistan in installing a surface-to-air missile near Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) amid the ongoing tensions in Ladakh, India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
With the spurting dispute between India and China on LAC, the military-to-military cooperation between China and Pakistan has achieved a new tactical level.
As per the research report of the intelligence, China and Pakistan have been working diligently to integrate their militaries.
In Lasadanna Dhok area near PoK, construction has been going on to install a system for surface-to-air missile (SAM).
Around 120-130 Pakistan Army personnel and 25 to 40 civilians are working on the construction sites and control room of this missile system is located in Bagh district, as per the media reports.
Intel reports have also suggested that a PLA personnel will join Pakistani officials there.
As per the intelligence report, similar construction had also been reported at Chinari in Jhelum district, and Chakothi in Hattian Bala district of PoK.
In June, a senior Army officer was deployed by Islamabad in Beijing's PLA headquarters.
Beijing's love for Pakistan is a part of Xi Jinping's plan to control the politics and economy of Pakistan through Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), said on September 3 that India is capable of handling two-front threats.
The CDS had issued Pakistan a stern warning, in which Rawat said if Islamabad tried to take advantage of any threat developing along India’s northern borders then it would suffer heavy losses.
China and Pakistan have been collaborating militarily, economically, and diplomatically, said General Rawat while speaking at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) conclave.
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