Beijing ready to work with government-in-waiting, Chinese envoy tells Imran

Published: July 30, 2018
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Jing said that by conducting the election the continuity of democracy has been ensured in Pakistan. PHOTO COURTESY: PTI OFFICIAL

Jing said that by conducting the election the continuity of democracy has been ensured in Pakistan. PHOTO COURTESY: PTI OFFICIAL

Chinese ambassador Yao Jing called on Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and conveyed a message from Beijing, Express News reported.

“Beijing wants to work together with the government-in-waiting,” said Jing who called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman at his residence in Bani Gala on Monday.

The Chinese envoy to Pakistan also felicitated the PTI top leader on his July 25 election victory and conveyed the his government’s well-wishes.

He went on to say that by conducting the election the continuity of democracy has been ensured in Pakistan.

Jing lauded the recent victory speech given by the former cricket star in which he said: “We [Pakistan] want to learn from China how to lift people out of poverty.”

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“The Pak-China relationship serves as an example for the world,” Imran said, adding, “We’ll [Pakistan] work to improve relations with China and hopefully through our joint efforts can improve the regional situation as well.”

PTI leaders Jehangir Tareen and Dr Shehzad Waseem were also present during the meeting.

Since the election results which saw the Imran-led PTI win, world leaders have been reaching out to the him to felicitate him on the victory and looking to work together with the prime minister-in-dwaiting.

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