Published : 2010-03-30 12:58
Updated : 2010-03-30 12:58
North Korea`s second-highest ranking Air Force officer arrived in Beijing on Tuesday to attend an event celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Air Force, according to the Yonhap News.
Maj. Gen. Kim Kwang-su and his entourage plan to attend a forum on air force-related developments to be held on Friday and meet senior Chinese military officials for talks on bilateral exchanges, diplomatic sources here said.
South Korea`s Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Lee Kye-hoon is also scheduled to take part in the conference, which brings together top Air Force officials from 34 countries.
In a related event, China will display a fleet of its advanced fighter jets, bombers and air borne early warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft next week on the outskirts of Beijing, the sources said.