Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has on Thursday said that both Pakistan and China have always supported in each other difficult times.
Speaking to newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong, the foreign minister said steps are afoot to ensure fast track implementation of the second phase of CPEC related projects.
The newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong on Thursday called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Foreign Office in Islamabad.
Shah expressed his gratitude to China for extending timely assistance to Pakistan to cope with Coronavirus.
He said the entire world knows the exemplary and everlasting friendship that exists between Pakistan and China.
The Chinese Ambassador assured to make all out efforts to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
Moreover, during the meeting, the Chinese ambassador vowed that he will play his role for further strengthening ties between the two brotherly countries.
Earlier on September 18, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa had hosted a farewell dinner in honour of outgoing Chinese ambassador Yao Jing in Rawalpindi.
The COAS thanked the ambassador for his services and appreciated his contributions for fostering strong ties between the two countries and support towards defence/ security cooperation, handling of COVID Pandemic and stance on Kashmir.