Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan and China are iron brothers and no hostile forces will be allowed to undermine this iron-clad friendship.
Talking to Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong in Islamabad on Friday, he appreciated China’s consistent support to Pakistan in its fight against COVID-19 and provision of vaccines including under the COVAX facility.
The Prime Minister said CPEC is a transformational project and both the countries should work closer to make CPEC a High-Quality Demonstration Project of BRI.
He underscored the government’s resolve for timely completion of CPEC projects.
In the context of regional situation, the Prime Minister reiterated that there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan.
He reiterated Pakistan’s resolve to steadfastly support efforts for a negotiated political settlement.
Ambassador Nong Rong conveyed the cordial greetings from President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. He also conveyed felicitations on Pakistan’s Independence Day.
The Prime Minister warmly reciprocated the greetings of the Chinese leadership.