Pakistan, China agree to work jointly for peace in Afghanistan


Islamabad, Oct. 2 (TNS): Pakistan and China on Monday agreed to continue efforts for peace in Afghanistan by political and economic means.

This agreement was reached during a meeting between Prime Minister’s Adviser on National Security Nasser Khan Janjua and Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong, who called on him in Islamabad today to bid farewell at the end of his tenure in Pakistan.

The two sides discussed matters of mutual interest pertaining to the overall security situation of the region.

Both sides agreed that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is the flagship project strengthening ties between the two countries.

Nasser Khan Janjua suggested that China should consider to have its major industrial base in Balochistan where both the countries could co-produce and co-manufacture and also have an easy access to world market.

He appreciated the role of China in Afghanistan. He also appreciated the role of Sun Weidong in consolidation of friendly relations between the two countries.

The Chinese envoy stressed that his country supports the relationship based on mutual respect that upholds territorial integrity and favours cooperation and partnership to create win-win situation for all.