Pakistan: The Chinese foreign ministry said that Pakistan and China had agreed to continue the high-quality construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and to strengthen the coordination on international and regional affairs during the third round of Foreign Ministers Strategic Dialogue.
Last week, the dialogue was held in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi led the delegations of their respective countries. Both sides held an in-depth exchange of views on international and regional issues of common interest.
In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian told his regular briefing. He said that Foreign Minister Wang that since establishing the bilateral diplomatic ties 70 years ago, the two countries had worked together to overcome many obstacles and forged “an iron-clad friendship and an all-weather strategic partnership” of cooperation.