ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Monday, and exchanged views on CPEC, the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Pakistan-China bilateral diplomatic ties, the COVID-19 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.
Emphasizing the time-tested “All-Weather Strategic Co-operative Partnership”, the prime minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s deep commitment to further enhance and broaden the bilateral ties with China.
The prime minister 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
Imran Khan reaffirmed the highest priority accorded by the government to CPEC and the firm commitment to expeditiously complete CPEC projects, which will 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 Prime Minister Imran Khan to participate in the ‘CPC and World Political Parties Summit’, to be held in July 2021.
The Prime Minister graciously accepted the invitation to attend the virtual event.
Ambassador Nong Rong reassured that China will continue to firmly support Pakistan in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and accords 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.