Islamabad-Beijing ties based on mutual trust, COAS Bajwa tells Chinese minister

08:30 PM | 10 Dec, 2018
Islamabad-Beijing ties based on mutual trust, COAS Bajwa tells Chinese minister
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RAWALPINDI - Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou on Monday called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ.

During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral cooperation came under discussion. COAS said that Pak-China relations are all weather and based on mutual trust and confidence.

The visiting dignitary commended the sacrifices and resilience of the people and armed forces of Pakistan and appreciated the role Pakistan Army has played in battling the scourge of terrorism.

Earlier today, A Chinese delegation led by Xuanyou held meeting with Pakistani delegation headed by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Both sides agreed to expand China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to new areas of cooperation in line with the vision of the leadership of Pakistan besides resolving to complete the ongoing projects.

The Pakistan side conveyed that CPEC was a national priority for the government and Pakistan remained committed to the successful implementation of the CPEC, Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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They reaffirmed “All Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership” between the two countries and expressed their satisfaction at the strong bilateral ties in political, economic, security, cultural and other spheres. The two sides also agreed to build upon the consensus reached between the leadership of two countries during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China.

Both sides also exchanged views on international political situation with a particular focus on Afghanistan and South Asia.