Imran Khan met Jinping on the last day of his 4-day China tour
New Delhi Date. Monday, February 07, 2022
China on Sunday pledged closer cooperation with Pakistan under the 60 billion CPEC investment programme. He also talked about resolving the Kashmir issue amicably and peacefully. It also opposed unilateral action complicating the situation. In fact, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has held talks with top Chinese leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Imran Khan met Jinping on the last day of his four-day visit to China. Imran Khan visited to discuss a range of issues, including Beijing’s growing concern over the slow pace of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and attacks on Chinese workers working on various projects in Pakistan.
According to state-run news agency Xinhua, Jinping said in his meeting with Imran Khan that China strongly supports Pakistan in protecting national independence, sovereignty, dignity and fighting terrorism. China is ready to join hands with Pakistan to move forward towards the full development of CPEC.
According to a joint statement, the Pakistani side apprised the Chinese side of the latest developments in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinese side reiterated that the Kashmir issue is a dispute that arose from the past and should be resolved amicably and peacefully. China opposes any unilateral action that could complicate the situation.