Beijing: Pakistan and China have agreed to further strengthen cooperation in various areas for mutual benefit. This decision was made in the seventh round strategic dialogue held between both the countries in Beijing. The Pakistani delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and the Chinese delegation was led by Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Asian Consular Affairs, Kong Xuanyou.
Both the countries discussed bilateral relations in detail with one another in which CPEC, economic cooperation, defense, counter-terrorism, SCO, culture, education and people to people contacts were discussed in detail. Regional situation with India, Afghanistan and South China Sea were also discussed. Cooperation in multilateral forums like UN was also focused on.
Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary told his Chinese counterpart about the ongoing situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir along with the human rights violations happening there. He said he hoped that the international community would play an active role to deal with India on putting an end to the suffering of the Kashmiri’s.
The Foreign Secretary is one a two day visit to China where he also met the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. In his stay the Foreign Secretary will also make a speech in the China institute of International Affairs on the foreign policy of Pakistan.