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Pakistan, China agree to sustain growing momentum of bilateral ties in all areas of cooperation

Pakistan, China agree to sustain growing momentum of bilateral ties in all areas of cooperation
May 15, 2024 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar met with Chinese Executive Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang in Beijing on Wednesday.

Senior Officials from both sides were present in the meeting.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister expressed condolences and outrage on the Shangla attack on March 26; assured zero tolerance for perpetrators; and lauded the services of the fallen Chinese workers.

The two leaders held in-depth discussion on the various aspects of bilateral relations including China Pakistan Economic Corridor (Phase-II), trade, economic cooperation and investment.

Connectivity through Khunjerab border crossing and a simplified visa regime were also discussed. They agreed to sustain the growing momentum of Pakistan-China relations in all areas of cooperation and to further deepen iron-clad Pakistan-China friendship.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Dar noted the progress made by CPEC in energy and infrastructure and expressed the confidence at the positive dividends under Phase-II in the fields of industry, agriculture and mineral development.

Vice Premier Ding expressed China’s full support to Pakistan in all areas of cooperation including economy, trade and investment and reaffirmed the importance of fast-track implementation of CPEC projects for mutual prosperity and development.