Pak-china friendship now a strategic asset. On Thursday, China thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for congratulating President Xi Jinping on the centenary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Wang Wenbin said that through all-weather friendship and comprehensive cooperation, bilateral relations have become stronger and become a valuable strategic asset.
He made the remarks at regular briefings, answering questions about the Prime Minister’s congratulatory messages.
Prime Minister Khan emphasized the importance of the CPC in China’s liberation and its rise. He also appreciated his role in fostering the Sino-Pak relationship. The spokesperson added that China had received a letter of congratulations from Prime Minister Imran Khan, adding that it “expressed gratitude and appreciation.” He said the CPC is working hard to maintain friendly relations with Pakistan. he added it It also represented the consistent position of the Chinese government.
“With the attention and support of our leaders and people, China and Pakistan have become all-weather friends and strategic cooperation partners.” Wang Wenbin noted that the 100th-anniversary ceremony coincided with the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
“No matter how the international environment has changed over the past 70 years, our two countries have always respected, trusted, and supported each other.” He said that in the future, the two countries will open new forms of international relations while holding high the banners of peace, development, and win-win cooperation. It also highlighted how the Belt, Road Initiative (BRI) provided new opportunities and developments.
Wang Wenbin also noted that Pakistan remains China’s priority in neighboring diplomacy. “On the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties, we will celebrate with Pakistan, raise a new level of relations between our two countries, and provide more benefits to the people of both countries.”