On February 20th, Premier Li Keqiang met with Pakistani President Hussein at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xinhua News Agency reporter Huang Jingwen photo
Xinhuanet Beijing, February 20 (Reporter Tan Jingjing) Premier Li Keqiang met with Pakistani President Hussein at the Great Hall of the People on the afternoon of the 20th.
Li Keqiang said that the all-weather friendship between China and Pakistan is deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. Yesterday, President Xi Jinping and the President reached an important consensus on comprehensively deepening bilateral relations. China is willing to work with Pakistan to safeguard and consolidate traditional friendship and bilateral relations, work together to meet challenges and achieve common development.
Li Keqiang pointed out that the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an important strategic decision made by both sides, setting a new framework for pragmatic cooperation between the two countries and opening up new space. It is hoped that the two sides will focus on cooperation in energy, transportation infrastructure and industrial parks, implement major cooperation projects such as electric power and new energy, operate Gwadar Port, and promote the construction of interconnection projects such as roads and railways. Bringing faces to promote the comprehensive development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The quality of Chinese equipment is guaranteed, and the two sides can strengthen cooperation in this regard. It is hoped that the Palestinian side will take practical measures to ensure the safety of the institutions and personnel in Pakistan.
Li Keqiang said that China is willing to further cooperate closely with the Palestinian side on international and regional affairs, better support each other, and work together to promote peace, stability and prosperity in the region and the world.
Hussein said that Pakistan-China friendship is the backbone of Pakistan’s foreign and security policy and is the consensus of the entire Pakistani society. Premier Li Keqiang’s successful visit to Pakistan last year has deepened the strategic partnership between the two countries. The Pakistani side is willing to continue to strengthen mutual support with China and push for a more robust development of Pakistan-China relations. The Pakistan-China Economic Corridor is a symbol of Pakistan-China friendship and is making positive progress. The Pakistani side is willing to work with China to promote the construction of the project and promote cooperation in key areas such as infrastructure and energy to a higher level. The Pakistani side will take measures to protect the safety of Chinese institutions and personnel in Pakistan.
Responsible Editor: Zhang Xiaofang