State Counsellor and Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi, in a meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said that the world should acknowledge Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace and stability, the military said in a statement.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security and measures to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation were discussed.
The Chinese foreign minister said that the Pakistan-China relationship is based on the convergence of views and mutual respect. Appreciating the professionalism of the Pakistan Army, Wang Yi said that the world should acknowledge Pakistan’s efforts towards regional peace and stability.
He appreciated the security provided to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying “China believes in inclusive prosperity”.
Referring to OIC’s 48th Council of Foreign Ministers session, according to the ISPR, the COAS termed it a historic development for addressing the dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan and bringing the international community to a shared vision and joint strategy to find solutions to emerging challenges in the region vital for peace and stability.
General Qamar also thanked the foreign minister for his visit and continued Chinese support to Pakistan.
The visiting dignitary also appreciated Pakistan’s role in regional stability and pledged to play his role for further improvements in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.
He especially appreciated Pakistan’s efforts in hosting the OIC’s 48th Council of Foreign Ministers.