Major calls for greater cooperation between air forces ofIndia-China

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New Delhi, Nov 3 (UNI) Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal F H Major, presently on a week-long visit to China, today called for strengthening cooperation between the Air Forces of both countries.

ACM Fali Major who will stay there till November 6, reached Beijing yesterday at the invitation of Commander of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLA AF), General Xu Qiliang.

This is the second ever visit of the Chief of Air Staff of the Indian Air Force to China, coming seven years after Air Chief Marshal Tipnis visited the country in May 2001.

Having met General Xu Qiliang, ACM Major will also meet Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie besides visiting military units in Hangzhou and witnessing the Zhuhai Airshow -- in which Indian Air Forces' Aerobatic Team, the Surya Kirans, will participate.

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