ISLAMABAD: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Pakistan from Friday to Sunday, upon the invitation of Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Thursday.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China and Pakistan were all-weather strategic partners, adding that the two countries were “good neighbours, good friends, and good brothers”.
“During the visit, the Chinese FM will also meet the high-level leadership of Pakistan. The two sides will exchange views on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern,” said Chunying.
She said that China-Pakistan relations had maintained a good momentum of development.
“The two sides have maintained frequent high-level exchanges and pragmatic cooperation in various fields has progressed smoothly,” she said, adding that the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had achieved fruitful results.
“We hope and look forward to this visit, continue the traditional friendship between China and Pakistan, promote mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields, and push China-Pakistan all-weather strategic partnership to a new height” she added.