ISLAMABAD, April 16: China has assured Pakistan of continuing support in the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a telephonic contact with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and assured that China would continue to provide all possible support to help Pakistan overcome the COVID-19 epidemic as soon as possible.
According to a statement issued by Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday, Wang Yi said that at a critical moment in China’s fight against the epidemic, President DrArifAlvi paid a special visit to China and expressed his firm support for Pakistan to Chinese leaders, adding, “China will bear this in mind.” Foreign Minister Qureshi expressed gratitude to China for its valuable support to Pakistan’s anti-epidemic, which played an important role in the prevention and control of the Pakistani epidemic.
“Faced with this unprecedented global public health and economic crisis, China’s measures are precise and powerful, and have achieved positive results. Pakistan appreciates this,” he added.
He said that Pakistan is willing to further cooperate closely with China and continuously deepen the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries in the process of anti-epidemic.
Wang Yi said, “We will continue to provide all possible support according to the needs of Pakistan to help Pakistan overcome the epidemic as soon as possible.”-TLTP