Islamabad, Feb 7 (Asia Free Press): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has underscored that China is Pakistan’s steadfast partner, staunch supporter and Iron Brother.
Prime Minister Khan stated this while talking to Chinese President Xi Jinping at meeting in Great Hall of People Beijing on Sunday.
The two leaders reviewed the entire gamut of Pakistan-China bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.
Imran Khan congratulated the leadership and people of China on successful hosting of the 24th Olympic Winter Games in Beijing and extended his best wishes on the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The Prime Minister briefed President Xi on people-centered geo-economics vision and his Government’s policies for Pakistan’s sustained growth, industrial development, agricultural modernization, and regional connectivity.
He lauded China’s continued assistance to Pakistan’s socio-economic development which has greatly benefitted from the CPEC.
The Prime Minister welcomed increased Chinese investments in CPEC’s Phase-II.
He highlighted that insurmountable challenges like climate change, health pandemics and growing inequalities could only be tackled though unqualified cooperation of all nations.
Imran Khan said, atrocities being perpetrated in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the persecution of minorities in India is a threat to regional peace.
Imran Khan also reaffirmed Pakistan’s full support to China on all issues of its core interest.
Both leaders acknowledged that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan would promote economic development and connectivity in the region.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, we agreed to further enhance our strategic and economic relations; and to fast track the second phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
In a tweet on Sunday, he said he held a great meeting with the Chinese President.