Xi expressed Chinas desire to deal with Pakistan to expand cooperation in the fields such as science and innovation, farming and individualss wellness, build a green, healthy and digital corridor, and assistance Pakistans industrialization to improve its sustainable advancement capability.
Xi stated that China wants to strengthen coordination and cooperation with Pakistan on multilateral platforms consisting of the United Nations, to secure world and local peace and stability.
On Saturday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in his conference with Khan stated Pakistan is Chinas concern in neighbourhood diplomacy and encourages its organization enterprises to invest.
Pakistan is willing to take active actions to promote the construction of the second stage of CPEC, and strengthen cooperation with China in the fields of agriculture, info and industry technology, stated Khan.
This is Khans 4th check out to China as he paid last check out in October 2019.
China on Sunday pledged closer cooperation with Pakistan under the USD 60 billion CPEC investment program and required resolving the Kashmir problem properly and peacefully while opposing any “unilateral actions” that might complicate the situation as Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with the leading Chinese leadership, consisting of President Xi Jinping.
Khan gotten in touch with President Xi on the last day of his four-day visit to China to talk about a host of concerns consisting of the sluggish speed of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and increasing concerns of Beijing over recurring attacks on Chinese personnel operating in its various projects in Pakistan.
In his conference with Khan, Xi stated China strongly supports Pakistan in securing nationwide independence, sovereignty, dignity and battling terrorism, state-run Xinhua news company reported.
He said China wants to sign up with hands with Pakistan to press forward the in-depth advancement of the CPEC and ensure the implementation of crucial tasks.
“Both sides repeated that a thriving and tranquil South Asia remains in the common interest of all parties,” said a joint statement issued at the end of Khans visit to China to participate in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
“They stressed the value of pursuit of dialogue and resolution of all outstanding disagreements to promote local cooperation and advance the goals of lasting peace, stability and shared success in the area,” it said.
“The Pakistan side informed the Chinese side on the current advancements on the situation in Jammu & & Kashmir, including its issues, position and pushing issues at the minute. The Chinese side restated that the Kashmir concern was a disagreement left from history, and need to be appropriately and quietly fixed based on the UN Charter, appropriate Security Council resolutions and bilateral arrangements. China opposes any unilateral actions that make complex the situation,” it stated.
In the past, India highly rejected referrals made to Jammu and Kashmir in a previous joint statement by Pakistan and China and asserted that the union area along with Ladakh have been and will stay its inalienable and integral part.
In July 2021, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi had objected to reference made to the so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in a statement by the two nations, saying it remains in Indian area that has actually been illegally inhabited by Pakistan.
“As in the past, India categorically turns down any referral to Jammu and Kashmir. The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the union territory of Ladakh has been and will remain a integral and inalienable part of India,” Bagchi had stated.
The spokesperson had actually said that India has consistently communicated to both China and Pakistan that the so-called CPEC is in Indias territory.
“We resolutely oppose any efforts by other countries to change the status quo in locations unlawfully occupied by Pakistan as also to Pakistan raising any product change in Indian territories under its prohibited profession. We hire celebrations worried to stop such actions,” he said.
The China-Pakistan joint statement likewise said that China recognised Pakistans sacrifices and efforts in the battle versus terrorism adding that both sides declared their commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms and symptoms.
It stated, “both sides accepted continue the momentum in defence cooperation at different levels in between the armed forces of Pakistan and China”.
China has actually emerged as Pakistans most significant provider of weapons consisting of battle tanks, fighter airplane and newest marine frigates.”They highlighted that more powerful defence and security cooperation in between Pakistan and China was an important factor of peace and stability in the region,” it stated.
In his conference with Khan, Xi while calling for “firmer self-confidence” between China and Pakistan relations stated that “strategic significance” of all-weather ties are “getting more popular” as two nations signed several agreements to firm up all-weather ties.
The joint declaration stated “both sides revealed their strong determination to protect CPEC from all threats and negative propaganda”.
Pakistan reaffirmed its dedication to making full-scale efforts for the security of all Chinese personnel, jobs and institutions in Pakistan and the Chinese side expressed its gratitude for the measures taken by Pakistan.
China has actually consistently contacted Pakistan to step up security for countless its workers working in the CPEC in view of a number of attacks on them.
Khan applauded the Chinese leadership for hosting the Winter Olympics which was diplomatically boycotted by the United States and its allies over human rights offenses versus Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Accompanying his go to, the 2 sides signed a host of MoUs, covering bilateral cooperation in areas of technical and economic, industry, financial investment, infrastructure, space, vaccine, digitalisation, standardisation, disaster management, culture, sports and vocational education, the joint statement stated.
Popular of these contracts whose details are not revealed was the new Framework Agreement on Industrial Cooperation to start the building and construction of the 2nd phase of the CPEC in which China has up until now invested about USD 25 billion, according to its envoy to Islamabad, Nong Rong.
In his conference with Khan, Xi gotten in touch with the 2 sides to “produce better future for bilateral relations with firmer confidence”, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. He did not elaborate.
The joint statement said “the 2 sides are all set to discuss with Afghanistan the extension of the CPEC to Afghanistan”.