Islamabad: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and Chinese Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi discussed matters of mutual interest, promotion of Pak-China ties, projects of CPEC and regional situation in a meeting held at Prime Minister House Islamabad a few moments ago. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Chinese friendship is a valuable asset for every Pakistani and Pakistan is proud of Pak-China friendship. He said that friendship between both the countries has converted into economic cooperation, and Pakistan and China hold similar opinion on regional and international matters.
Chinese Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi expressed his grief and sorrow over the recent incident of terrorism in the country and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. He said we stand by Pakistan and its people during this time of agony. He also paid tributes to the sacrifices of Pakistan for elimination of terrorism. He said China is working shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan for development and peace and CPEC will bring about peace and prosperity in the region. He said Pak-China friendship has always remained exemplary in every period and China will continue playing its role development and progress in Pakistan.
Shehbaz Sharif said the leaderships of Pakistan and China are making joint efforts for world peace, unity and harmony and for this purpose, both countries as the members of international organisations are making every possible effort for peace and stability. He said the visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister will further help to strengthen regional cooperation and progress besides diplomatic relations.