Beijing to support Pakistan to acquire nuclear deal


Express April 07, 2010

ISLAMABAD:

Pakistan's Ambassador to Beijing says China will support Islamabad's demand to have a civilian nuclear deal with the US in the upcoming nuclear summit in Washington.


He was briefing a meeting of the parliamentary committee on national security which was held to finalise a strategy ahead of Pakistan’s participation at the nuclear summit. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani chaired the meeting and pledged to take all parties onboard the national security and nuclear programme.


Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan told the committee that Pakistan and China would attend the conference with a joint strategy.


The meeting was also attended by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Tariq Majid, Strategic Planning Division DG Khalid Qidwai and Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.

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