Pakistan -- China Joint Military Exercise YOUYI-IV
The joint exercise was spread over a period of two weeks, was aimed at sharing mutual exchange of experience and information through a comprehensive training programme in real time. This exercise was fourth in the series in which Special Forces from both sides participated. Exercise YOUYI-IV was a Brigade level joint exercise between the two armies. Chinese Army being well equipped and highly technical in nature is very meticulous, keen and equally professional in their approach. During last joint exercise in China they demonstrated high sense of professionalism and friendship towards Pakistan.
Exercise YOUYI which literally translates "FRIENDSHIP" between two countries started in 2004. These exercises were mandated to boost existing professional relationship between the two friendly Armies.
It may be mentioned here that Pakistan and China enjoy extremely close and brotherly relations since their inception, which have matured and strengthened over the years.
The YOUYI-IV exercise is a true manifestation to a famous Chinese phrase "Pakistan China friendship is higher than the mountains and deeper than oceans".