Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that in the talks with China, we have discussed all issues of mutual interest and also discussed international issues, while not allowing anyone to spoil the relations between the two countries. Will
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, while addressing a news conference in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart, said that the two countries have reviewed their efforts to tackle mutual threats and challenges, including economic slowdown, epidemic of COD-19, climate change, food security and These include terrorism, which is having a direct impact on people’s lives and livelihoods.
He said that China has also been consulted on politics, defense and strategic relations.
He said that China. They also discussed the pace of projects of the Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which has been instrumental in transforming Pakistan’s socio-economy and the lives of the common man.
Bilawal Bhutto said that we have also discussed improving security and counter-terrorism relations and I thank China for supporting Pakistan’s strategy.
He said that he appreciated China’s role in trade, investment, industry, infrastructure, innovation and financial cooperation.
The Foreign Minister strongly condemned the April 26 attack on Chinese nationals in Karachi in which 3 Chinese nationals and a Pakistani driver were killed.
He said that Pakistan would not leave China until the criminals involved were brought to justice.
“I would also like to assure the government of Pakistan that Pakistan will give priority to Chinese citizens, institutions, projects and ensure their safety and we will not allow anyone to spoil the relations between Pakistan and China,” he said. Will not allow
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that he also discussed the initial phase of resumption of studies of Pakistani students on campus in China and thanked his Chinese counterpart for the positive response to make special arrangements for the first batch to return to China.
He said the two countries discussed international development, the situation in Afghanistan, which poses a direct threat to peace and order, the humanitarian crisis and the economic catastrophe that threatens not only the people of Afghanistan but also the region.
“Through dialogue and diplomacy, we can resolve every conflict. We need to focus on saving the region and humanity, climate change, poverty and long-term peace and stability,” he said.
The Foreign Minister said that he was grateful to China for its support and cooperation in the dispute over the illegal move to convert Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir from a Muslim majority to a Muslim minority.
At the beginning of the news conference, Bilawal Bhutto said that it was natural to choose China for the first bilateral visit, which is not only traditionally important but also important for friendship with China.
He said that he was happy to mark the 71st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China during his visit.
He said that Minister of State for External Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar was also present with me on this visit. China played an important role in fostering relations. My father Asif Ali Zardari also visited China during his presidency. We will take this legacy to the next level.
At the end of the press conference, he said that Pak-China friendship is alive.