COAS Bajwa meets Chinese Foreign Minister

Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Chinese Foreign Office in Beijing, military’s media wing Inter Public Services Relations said in a statement.

The representatives reaffirmed the friendship and cooperation between two nations.

Mr Wang Yi expressed complete understanding of the challenges faced by Pakistan, its geopolitical relevance and the efforts towards regional peace and stability.

The Chinese foreign minister also praised Pakistan’s role to maintain good relations with neighbouring countries, especially with India and Afghanistan despite several challenges.

The minister thanked Pakistan for its time tested support to China on core issues; he also appreciated its efforts for the realization of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as the part of the One Belt One Road (OBOR).

COAS thanked the minister and China on their acknowledgements and diplomatic support to Pakistan on core issues.

General Bajwa also told the minister that Pakistan values this friendship and looks forward to carry it on with the same zeal.

Chief of Army Staff is on 3-day official visit to Bejing, which includes interactions with top Chinese political and military leadership.