FM Qureshi News Conference
The Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, said at a news conference on Wednesday that China has reaffirmed its commitment to Pakistan as a long-standing ally.
Qureshi arrived in China on Tuesday for the third round of consultations with the group known as the ‘Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan’s Neighboring Countries.
Following today’s one-on-one meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi made the news via video message.
The announcement that the Chinese Foreign Minister has granted his permission to a commercial loan rollover fills me with great satisfaction.”
Bond Between Pakistan and China
After more than a decade, Pakistan’s $4.2 billion debt came due for repayment, resulting in significant financial relief.
According to the foreign ministry, “relevant authorities” are in the process of fulfilling “procedural prerequisites.” The announcement will be made as soon as we have finalised the details of our plan.
Chinese officials have also pledged to help the nation in coping with the global fuel crisis, according to him.
Following the Organization of Islamic Corporation’s request for calm negotiations in the Russia-Ukraine dispute, Chinese authorities praised the statement as well, according to the Chinese Foreign Minister.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the One China Policy and to the fundamental interests of the Chinese people, according to a statement published by the country’s Foreign Office.
Talks About CPEC and Afghanistan
Both Foreign Ministers also agreed on the need of CPEC Phase 2 quality development as well as bilateral partnership in industries including as agriculture and information technology, among other things.
Afghanistan’s present issue has prompted Pakistan to convene the Neighboring Countries format, which was created in September of last year in an attempt to build a regional strategy for dealing with it. The first meeting, which took place on September 8th, 2021 in Pakistan, was the first event.
FM Qureshi Metting With Chinese FM
On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi expressed gratitude to China for its unwavering support for Pakistan’s territorial integrity, sovereignty, political stability, and socioeconomic development over the years.
Wang Yi, Shah Mahmoud Qureshi’s Chinese counterpart, met with him in China’s eastern Anhui province, where they spoke through video message on the current regional situation as well as other issues, such as Ukraine and Afghanistan, among others.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, stated the Chinese Foreign Minister’s message was that the country has had a long-standing relationship with China that would continue to strengthen.” Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity have been maintained by China throughout the country’s historical development.
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International Plan Against PM Imran
Following Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s charge that a “international plan” is being created to topple his government because of the country’s “independent foreign policy,” he made his remarks.
Khan’s government is set to face a no-confidence vote in parliament in the near future, and some important allies have just withdrawn their support.
In the capital city on Sunday, he displayed what he claimed to be a written threat from a foreign nation while taking part in an anti-government demonstration.
According to him, he declined to release the contents of the paper because it was “in the national interest.”
Third Meeting of Foreign Miniter’s
He and his delegation arrived in China on Tuesday in preparation for the third meeting of the foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighbours, which will take place in Beijing on Wednesday.
His words were corroborated by Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry, which said that Islamabad was committed to the “One China” policy and would continue to serve Beijing’s fundamental interests in any manner that was feasible going forward.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation-OIC, Qureshi added, made it clear to Wang during their talk that the organisation is prepared to help in the facilitation of a diplomatic solution to the current crisis in Ukraine.
Fm Qureshi Statement
China, according to Qureshi, has pledged to extend Pakistan’s debt as well as to provide assistance if the country suffers from energy shortages as a result of the Ukraine crisis.
In Moscow, he was joined by his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, and Iran’s top diplomat, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who also met with Pakistan’s foreign minister.