Speedy completion of second phase of CPEC govt’s top priority: FM Qureshi
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said leaderships of Pakistan and China were committed to further strengthen the everlasting friendship and promoting bilateral cooperation in various fields.
This was stated by him during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Hainan.
Bilateral relations, law and order situation in the region and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor were discussed in the meeting.
The foreign minister said timely and speedy completion of projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Phase-II is one of our top priorities.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi apprised his Chinese counterpart about grave human rights violations committed by India in occupied Jammu and Kashmir, calling India’s Hindutva policy a threat to peace and stability for the entire region.
Meanwhile, in a letter to President Dr Arif Alvi, Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country was ready to work with Pakistan to jointly promote cooperation among the regional countries.
He said both Pakistan and China were working to maintain the “momentum of peace and development in the region.”
He said political parties of China and Pakistan have carried out friendly consultations on a regular basis, which have consolidated political consensus between the two countries to vigorously promote the steady and long-term development of the CPEC.
The Chinese President was responding to a special letter of congratulations written by President Dr Arif Alvi, on the second conference of the CPEC Political Parties Joint Consultation Mechanism.