GDF inks military aid pact with Chinese army

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the People’s Liberation Army of China yesterday signed a US$4.8M military aid package that will see the local army secure “non-lethal” materials from China, such as medical equipment and engineering equipment.

The signing took place at the opening ceremony of the Guyana-China Bilateral Staff Conference 2014, at the Guyana International Conference Centre.

Chief of Staff Brigadier-General Mark Phillips said the GDF was greatly appreciative of the Chinese army’s continued military assistance as the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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