President meets Chinese FM, lauds efforts to bring peace in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, June 25 (TNS): President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday said that Pakistan appreciates Chinese efforts to bring peace in Afghanistan.
He was talking to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who called on him in Islamabad.
The President said this initiative will ultimately establish peace in the region. President said Pakistan values Chinese positive role for sustainable peace and stability in Afghanistan.
On this occasion the Chinese Foreign Minister said Pakistan has the potential to play a role for peace in the region. He said Pakistan, China and Afghanistan should hold a joint meeting to discuss peace efforts.
Earlier, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Islamabad here on two-day visit to discuss the bilateral ties.
Upon his arrival, the Chinese foreign minister was warmly received by Punjab chief minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif.
During his visit, the Chinese foreign minister will meet Pakistan leadership to discuss bilateral ties and the regional situation.