Xi revealed Chinas willingness to work with Pakistan to broaden cooperation in the fields such as science and technology, agriculture and individualss wellbeing, build a green, healthy and digital passage, and assistance Pakistans industrialization to improve its sustainable development 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 regional peace and stability.
On Saturday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in his conference with Khan said Pakistan is Chinas concern in area diplomacy and motivates its business enterprises to invest.
Pakistan wants to take active steps to promote the building and construction of the second stage of CPEC, and reinforce cooperation with China in the fields of industry, agriculture and information technology, stated Khan.
This is Khans fourth check out to China as he paid last see in October 2019.
China on Sunday promised closer cooperation with Pakistan under the USD 60 billion CPEC investment programme and required fixing the Kashmir issue appropriately and quietly while opposing any “unilateral actions” that might complicate the situation as Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with the leading Chinese management, including 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 problems consisting of the slow speed of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and increasing issues of Beijing over repeating attacks on Chinese workers operating in its numerous tasks in Pakistan.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi stated China strongly supports Pakistan in protecting national self-reliance, sovereignty, self-respect and combating terrorism, state-run Xinhua news company reported.
He stated China wants to sign up with hands with Pakistan to push forward the in-depth advancement of the CPEC and ensure the application of crucial jobs.
“Both sides reiterated that a serene and prosperous South Asia is in the common interest of all parties,” said a joint statement released at the end of Khans check out to China to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
“They stressed the significance of pursuit of dialogue and resolution of all impressive disagreements to promote local cooperation and advance the objectives of enduring peace, stability and shared success in the area,” it said.
“The Pakistan side briefed the Chinese side on the most recent developments on the situation in Jammu & & Kashmir, including its issues, position and pressing issues at the minute. The Chinese side restated that the Kashmir problem was a conflict left from history, and must be effectively and quietly dealt with based on the UN Charter, pertinent Security Council resolutions and bilateral arrangements. China opposes any unilateral actions that complicate the situation,” it stated.
In the past, India strongly declined recommendations made to Jammu and Kashmir in a previous joint statement by Pakistan and China and asserted that the union territory as well as Ladakh have actually been and will remain its important and inalienable 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 declaration by the two nations, stating it remains in Indian territory that has been unlawfully inhabited by Pakistan.
“As in the past, India categorically turns down any referral to Jammu and Kashmir. The union area of Jammu and Kashmir and the union area of Ladakh has actually been and will stay an inalienable and essential part of India,” Bagchi had actually said.
The representative had said that India has consistently conveyed to both China and Pakistan that the so-called CPEC remains in Indias area.
“We resolutely oppose any attempts by other countries to alter the status quo in locations unlawfully inhabited by Pakistan as likewise to Pakistan raising any product modification in Indian areas under its prohibited occupation. We call upon celebrations concerned to stop such actions,” he stated.
The China-Pakistan joint declaration also said that China recognised Pakistans sacrifices and efforts in the fight against terrorism adding that both sides declared their dedication to combating terrorism in all its types and manifestations.
It stated, “both sides concurred to continue the momentum in defence cooperation at numerous levels between the armed forces of Pakistan and China”.
China has actually emerged as Pakistans most significant provider of weapons including fight tanks, fighter airplane and newest naval frigates.”They underscored that more powerful defence and security cooperation in between Pakistan and China was an important element of peace and stability in the region,” it stated.
In his conference with Khan, Xi while calling for “firmer self-confidence” in between China and Pakistan relations stated that “tactical significance” of all-weather ties are “getting more popular” as 2 countries signed numerous contracts to firm up all-weather ties.
The joint statement stated “both sides expressed their strong determination to protect CPEC from all threats and negative propaganda”.
Pakistan declared its commitment to making all-out efforts for the security of all Chinese personnel, jobs and organizations in Pakistan and the Chinese side revealed its gratitude for the steps taken by Pakistan.
China has actually repeatedly gotten in touch with Pakistan to step up security for countless its personnel operating in the CPEC in view of several attacks on them.
Khan praised the Chinese management for hosting the Winter Olympics which was diplomatically boycotted by the US and its allies over human rights offenses versus Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Coinciding with his visit, the 2 sides signed a host of MoUs, covering bilateral cooperation in areas of financial and technical, industry, investment, facilities, space, vaccine, digitalisation, standardisation, disaster management, culture, sports and employment education, the joint statement said.
Prominent of these contracts whose information are not revealed was the brand-new Framework Agreement on Industrial Cooperation to start the building and construction of the 2nd phase of the CPEC in which China has actually up until now invested about USD 25 billion, according to its envoy to Islamabad, Nong Rong.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi called on the 2 sides to “produce better future for bilateral relations with firmer self-confidence”, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. He did not elaborate.
The joint declaration said “the two sides are all set to go over with Afghanistan the extension of the CPEC to Afghanistan”.