ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has visited the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad on Thursday to condole the death of the former Chinese President Jiang Zemin.
The prime minister met the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong and expressed his deep grief on the death of the former Chinese president.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the late Jiang Zemin will always be remembered as a great leader, adding that he played a very important role in strengthening Pakistan-China relations.
The prime minister said that the late President Jiang Zemin’s role in China’s development was pivotal.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif also penned his comments in the condolence book.
I extend my profound condolences on the sad demise of former President of China, Jiang Zemin.
Late President was a wise leader and a statesman. In Pakistan, we fondly remember him as a great friend who made valuable contributions in strengthening Pakistan-China relations.
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 30, 2022