Islamabad: Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday left for China on an official visit.
Military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa said in a statement that during the visit, the COAS will call on China`s political and military leadership.
"The interaction will encompass Pak-China relations with particular emphasis on defence and security cooperation," he said.
Sharif was seen off at Nur Khan Air Base in Rawalpindi by senior military officials.
Pakistan and China enjoy close defence cooperation and regularly interact with each other.