“On the invitation of the State Councilor and Overseas Minister Wang Yi, Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will go to China from 23-24 July,” learn the assertion. It added that the international minister can be accompanied by senior officers.
Pakistan’s prime diplomat, in the course of the go to, will concentrate on “additional deepening of bilateral relations”, China Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC), defence and safety cooperation, COVID-19 vaccines, counter-terrorism and regional and worldwide points.
There’s no point out of Dasu incident wherein 9 ChInese nationwide have been killed after which Prime Minster Imran Khan had directed the inside and international ministers to go to China.
The FO stated that Qureshi’s go to would play an vital position in additional strengthening Islamabad and Beijing’s “all-weather strategic cooperative partnership”, and can increase the “strategic communication and coordination” of Pakistan with China on varied points.
The go to comes as Pakistan and China have fun the seventieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations between the 2 international locations.
The FO stated that over 100 occasions had been deliberate out of which greater than 60 occasions have already been held.
“These celebrations have immensely contributed to injecting a recent vigour and heat within the conventional friendship,” stated the assertion.
The FO reiterated that Pakistan and China are the closest associates and staunch companions, including that the time-tested relationship is “primarily based on unparalleled mutual belief, understanding and commonality of pursuits”.
It additionally stated that each side are totally dedicated to constructing a more in-depth China-Pakistan group of shared future.