BEIJING: Yao Jing has been appointed as new Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, an official of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.
Jing—who has served as envoy to Afghanistan—will soon assume his new assignment, he said in a statement issued here.
He said that China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic partners and have always been maintaining good friendly relations, adding China accords importance to its diplomatic relations with Pakistan.
He expressed confidence that two countries will further strengthen bilateral cooperation under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.
Keeping in view their mutual interests, both China and Pakistan will work together to bring about further development and prosperity for the people of two countries, he added.