ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar on Monday said Pakistan was determined to further strengthen the all weather strategic cooperative partnership with China.
She was talking to Charge d’Affaires of China Pang Chunxue who called on her at the Foreign Office. The Minister of State appreciated the sincere support of China for the progress and development of Pakistan.
She said Pakistan was desirous of enhancing the speed of work on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). She welcomed the Chinese investment in the special economic zones under the CPEC.
Strong bilateral ties with US
Earlier Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar reiterated Pakistan’s desire to further strengthen its bilateral ties and mutual cooperation with the US in diverse fields.
Khar called for constructive engagement of the international community to avert the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan during her meeting with US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
She underscored the need to deepen engagement to promote peace, and stability in Afghanistan. She stressed the need to keep the interests of the most vulnerable segments of society into consideration.
The Minister of State also appreciated the strong voice that Congresswoman Ilhan raised against Indian atrocities in Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and for the people of Palestine.
Hina Rabbani Khar underscored that Pakistan and the United States had a longstanding and broad-based relationship. The congresswoman thanked for the hospitality extended to the delegation during their visit.