Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Tuesday met visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif here, vowing to promote bilateral ties to a new high.
Wang said building a community with a shared future for humanity confirms to the trend of the times and Pakistan is China’s all-weather strategic cooperative partner, Xinhua news agency reported.
China-Pakistan relations should take the lead in building a community with a shared future for humanity, Wang said, adding that Beijing will continue to regard Islamabad as a priority in its neighbouring diplomacy.
Asif said Pakistan was glad to see China’s historic achievements under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. “Pakistan stands ready to deepen bilateral cooperation in various fields and firmly supports China on issues concerning its core interests,” he said.