Foreign Secretary meets with Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister

Islamabad, March 18, 2023 (PPI-OT): Foreign Secretary Dr. Asad Majeed Khan met China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang in Beijing today. The Foreign Secretary stated that Pakistan and China were iron brothers, trusted friends and enduring partners for peace and development. State Councillor Qin Gang reiterated China’s strong commitment to China-Pakistan All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership and to extend continued across-the-board support to Pakistan.

State Councillor Qin Gang and Foreign Secretary Asad Majeed Khan reaffirmed the significance of China-Pakistan strategic ties in the evolving regional and international milieu and noted with satisfaction the steady momentum in the relationship.

They agreed to further build on the consensus reached during the visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to Beijing in November 2022 to further advance comprehensive cooperation across diverse domains such as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), trade and investment, financial cooperation, socio-economic development, cultural exchanges, and people-to-people ties.

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