China will do its utmost to help Pakistan deal with COVID-19: Chinese Envoy

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong has said that China will do its utmost to help Pakistan deal with the surge of COVID-19 including the expeditious provision of vaccines.


In a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Thursday, the Chinese ambassador conveyed cordial greetings of President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang and reaffirmed the resolve to further strengthen Pakistan-China ties.

The prime minister congratulated the Chinese leadership on successfully achieving the momentous goal of eradicating extreme poverty from China and underlined that Pakistan was keen to learn from China’s experience of poverty alleviation as well as development.

The prime minister highlighted that Pakistan was currently facing the third wave of COVID-19 and the government was taking necessary measures to combat it and has devised an elaborate plan of vaccination across the Country.

Imran Khan underscored the transformational significance of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to expeditiously complete CPEC projects.

The prime minister added that the people of Pakistan looked forward to welcoming the Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan at the earliest convenience.

The ambassador also reiterated the invitation to Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit China.

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