Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong this week appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan for his supportive statements in favor of China.
Addressing ‘The Communist Party of China (CPC) and World Political Parties Summit’ here, the envoy said the recent supporting statements by PM Imran Khan and other Pakistani leaders were very encouraging as it came in difficult times.
“China stands committed to helping Pakistan in challenges it faced and this cooperation with our iron brother would continue despite all odds,” he added.
The Ambassador’s comments came amid a series of pro-China statements by PM Imran Khan who lauded the achievements of CPC and the Chinese leadership.
In his speech, Burhanullah Bayazeed Kasi, the host and chairman of ‘Friends of China Forum’, said that China-Pakistan friendship had no parallel in the history and both countries were working diligently towards the development and connectivity of the entire region.
On the occasion, Qasim Suri, the chief guest and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, said that in past 100 years, China pulled out over 800 million people out of poverty.
Khurram Elahi, the host of the event, announced the opening of the summit. He gave an overview of the summit and said that China, Pakistan friendship was a world model of friendship and cooperation which was unparalleled in the human history.
Zhang Baozhong, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of China Port Holding Company of Gwadar (COPHC), said that in several decades China had transformed immensely.
He said the strong leadership of CPC has helped achieve this transformation. He said Pakistan is like his own home. He said that Pakistan is the safest and most friendly investing destination in across the globe.