Chinese Ambassador calls on Prime Minister Imran Khan
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan. During the meeting, both the leaders discussed the issues of mutual interests. They discussed Pakistan-China bilateral relations, including CPEC, 70thanniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties, vaccine cooperation, and high-level bilateral exchanges.
The prime minister deeply appreciated the Chinese leadership and conveyed his warm greetings for President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. Emphasising the time-tested “All-Weather Strategic Co-operative Partnership”, the prime minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s deep commitment to further, enhance and broaden Pakistan-China ties.
Imran Khan recalled his earlier telephone conversation with Premier Li Keqiang, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties, which is the reflection of excellent cooperation between Pakistan and China.
The PM reaffirmed the highest priority accorded by the government to CPEC and the firm commitment to expeditiously complete CPEC projects, which would open up tremendous opportunities for increased economic growth and development in the region and beyond.
The Chinese Ambassador extended President Xi Jinping’s invitation to the Prime Minister to participate in the ‘CPC and World Political Parties Summit’, to be held in July 2021. The Prime Minister accepted the invitation to attend the virtual event.
Ambassador Nong Rong reassured that China would continue to support Pakistan in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and accorded high priority to help address Pakistan’s requirements.
It was agreed to continue with the momentum of high-level bilateral exchanges to further solidify strategic cooperative gains between the two countries.