Chinese foreign minister acknowledges army's sacrifices towards peace, stability

COAS affirms Pakistan will continue to positively contribute towards regional peace and stability, ISPR says


News Desk June 25, 2017
COAS affirms Pakistan will continue to positively contribute towards regional peace and stability. PHOTO: ISPR

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has acknowledged army's sacrifices towards regional peace and stability.

"[The] visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army's sacrifices and contributions towards peace and stability and its role towards regional economic development," the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Sunday.

The foreign minister, who was in Islamabad on an official visit, called on General Qamar Bajwa.





"Matters of mutual interest and regional security with special reference to Afghan situation and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) came under discussion," the statement said.

China urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to form crisis-management mechanism

Gen Qamar, the communique read, affirmed Pakistan will continue to positively contribute towards regional peace and stability. He thanked the foreign minister for his visit and unwavering Chinese support to Pakistan.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaz Aziz held a joint press conference with the Chinese minister in Islamabad following a meeting between the representatives of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan.

The three sides agreed to form a crisis management and dialogue mechanisms besides agreeing to revive the quadrilateral coordination group for Afghan peace and reconciliation.

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