Pakistan and China have reaffirmed their agency resolve to additional strengthening Pakistan-China All-Climate Strategic Cooperative Partnership aimed toward constructing a Neighborhood of Shared Future within the New Period.
This resolve was expressed in a joint assertion issued in Beijing on Wednesday on the conclusion of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s two-day official go to to China.
The 2 sides noticed that the shut ties, deep-rooted friendship and strategic partnership between Pakistan and China served the basic pursuits of the 2 international locations and peoples, and contributed to peace, stability and improvement within the area. In addition they reaffirmed their help on points regarding one another’s core pursuits.
Chinese language leaders reiterated solidarity with Pakistan in safeguarding its territorial sovereignty, independence and safety.
The Pakistan facet reaffirmed its dedication to the One China Coverage. Supporting One Nation Two Programs, Pakistan reiterated that affairs of Hong Kong are China’s inside matter and all international locations ought to uphold worldwide regulation and primary norms of non-interference in inside affairs of different international locations.
The Pakistan facet briefed the Chinese language facet on the state of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir, together with its issues, place, and present pressing points.
The Chinese language facet responded that it’s paying shut consideration to the present state of affairs in Occupied Kashmir and reiterated that the Kashmir difficulty is a dispute left from historical past, and needs to be correctly and peacefully resolved based mostly on the UN Constitution, related UN Safety Council resolutions and bilateral agreements. China opposes any unilateral actions that complicate the state of affairs.
Pakistan facet underscored that the China-Pakistan Financial Hall is a transformational mission. Either side maintained that the second part of CPEC will promote industrial and socio-economic improvement in Pakistan.
Pakistan facet additionally underlined that the Gwadar Port has been granted varied services enabling it to turn into a commerce and logistical hub for the area. The 2 sides expressed willpower to speedily execute CPEC in order that its development potential may be absolutely realized.
The 2 sides maintained that the ninth session of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) to be held subsequent month in Islamabad would additional fast-track implementation of the continuing initiatives and discover new avenues of cooperation, together with ML-1.
They underlined that Chinese language funding in Particular Financial Zones and collaboration in Small and Medium Enterprise sector would additional broaden Pakistan’s industrial base and diversify its export base.
Either side agreed to collectively research recognized initiatives by the Pakistan facet in energy, petroleum, gasoline, agriculture, industrial and infrastructure sectors.
They underlined that instructional hyperlinks between the 2 international locations have gotten stronger. Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked Chinese language management for offering alternatives to Pakistani college students to review in China.
He hoped that these college students will play an necessary position in additional deepening historic and deep-rooted ties between the 2 iron brothers.
The 2 sides agreed that early implementation of the Second Section of the China-Pakistan Free Commerce Settlement would contribute to extend in bilateral commerce. Either side determined to take full benefit of the China-Pakistan Joint Financial and Commerce Fee to realize balanced and sustainable improvement of bilateral financial and commerce cooperation.
Reaffirming that there isn’t a navy resolution to Afghanistan drawback, the 2 sides agreed that peace and stability in Afghanistan is important for regional safety.
The Chinese language facet appreciated Pakistan’s efforts in selling peace and reconciliation course of in Afghanistan. Either side maintained that an inclusive, and Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace course of can be key to deliver peace and stability within the nation.
In the course of the go to, Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Chinese language counterpart Li Keqiang witnessed the signing of varied agreements and Memorandums of Understanding.