China to continue cooperative partnership with Pakistan despite Nawaz’s disqualification

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BEIJING – China has resolved that its strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan will continue as changing situation will not have any effect on it.

Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson stated this after the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

The spokesperson said, “This is the internal affair of Pakistan. As a friendly neighbor, China hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritize state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity and stability, and keep focusing on the economic and social development.”

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He said that the all-weather friendship between China and Pakistan had withstood the test of times.

Despite the change of political leadership in Pakistan, he said: “China stands ready to work with Pakistan to continue jointly building the Belt and Road and build a community of shared future, which serves the fundamental interests of the two countries and peoples and promotes peace and development of the region and beyond.”