BEIJING, (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday reached China on third leg of his visit after Afghanistan and Iran, where he met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing.During the meeting, Pakistan and China have reiterated the determination to take a joint course of action for regional peace and stability and to promote connectivity.
Both Foreign Ministers discussed bilateral ties and important regional and global issues. The two sides also held extensive talks on establishment of peace in Afghanistan.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi called China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) of extensive strategic importance for Pakistan and the region. The Minister said the CPEC reflects the One Belt One Road vision of Chinese President. He said Sino-Pak friendship has great appreciation at public as well as government level.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi conveyed a special message of felicitation to the Chinese leadership on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
On December 24, Shah Mehmood Qureshi met his Iranian counterpart on the second leg of his four nation visit and discussed the bilateral ties.
The Iranian Foreign Minister reciprocated Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s views saying that Iran is also committed to improve its relations and bilateral cooperation with Pakistan.