Islamabad (UNA-OIC) – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi departed Thursday to China on a two-day visit to participate in the Second Round of China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue.
Qureshi, who is accompanied by senior officials, would lead the Pakistani side in the dialogue scheduled to take place in China’s southernmost Hainan Island, while the Chinese side would be led by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
The First Round of the FMs’ Strategic Dialogue was held in March last year, according to a statement by Pakistan’s Foreign Office.
During the dialogue, both sides will, inter alia, discuss cooperation on COVID-19, bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The Foreign Office spokesperson said that the visit would play an important role in further strengthening Pakistan-China “All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership” and deepening strategic communication and coordination with China on a range of issues.
Pakistan and China are the closest friends and staunch partners. Their time-tested friendship is based on unparalleled mutual trust, understanding and commonality of interests. Both sides are fully committed to building closer China-Pakistan Community of Shared Future.