(2018-08-27) Ambassador of People’s Republic of China Mr. Yao Jing called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in his office today.
Ambassador Yao congratulated Foreign Minister on his assumption of office and formation of new government in Pakistan. He said that Pakistan and China are ”Iron Brothers”, and close friends. He reiterated his government’s desire to work closely with the new government of Pakistan to further strengthen Pakistan-China bilateral relations.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi thanked Ambassador Yao Jing for good wishes and said that Pakistan and China are close friends and strong partners. He reiterated the determination of the new government of Pakistan to take strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China to new heights. He welcomed the upcoming visit of State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Pakistan in September and looked forward to an in-depth exchange of views with him on all matters of mutual interest. Praising the vision of President Xi Jinping for China’s socio-economic development, he said that Pakistan could learn much from Chinese experience in socio-economic development, particularly agriculture, as Pakistan is basically an agrarian economy.
August 27, 2018