Beginning of a new era for Pakistan and China

By Shahbaz Ahmed – Reporter

09th October, 2019

Joint statement of Prime Minister Imran khan’s visit to china has been issued, which outlined the important bilateral consensus between Pakistan and China Pakistan and also agreed on the beginning of a new era of strengthening relations between the two countries.

According to the joint statement issued here on Wednesday the Chinese leaders reiterated solidarity with Pakistan in safeguarding its territorial sovereignty, independence and security. The Pakistan side reaffirmed its commitment to the One China Policy.

Pakistan reiterated that the affairs of Hong Kong were China’s internal matter and all countries should uphold international law and basic norms of non-interference in internal affairs of other countries.

The Pakistani side underscored that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a transformational project. A CPEC Authority was established to oversee the expeditious implementation of CPEC projects. Both the sides maintained that the second phase of CPEC would promote industrial and socio-economic development in Pakistan.

The Chinese side responded that it was paying close attention to the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir, and reiterated that the Kashmir issue was a dispute left from history, and should be properly and peacefully resolved based on the United Nations Charter, relevant UN Security Council resolutions and bilateral agreements.

“China opposes any unilateral actions that complicate the situation.”

The two sides maintained that the ninth session of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) to be held in November in Islamabad would further fast-track implementation of the ongoing projects and explore new avenues of cooperation, including ML-1.

Aizbah Khan

Web Editor, BOL News conributed to the story


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