|Yang Jiechi Meets with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua of Pakistan|
On August 21, 2017, State Councilor Yang Jiechi met in Beijing with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua of Pakistan.
Yang Jiechi said that it is of great importance for China and Pakistan to enhance strategic communication under the current international and regional situation. Both sides should maintain close high-level exchanges, advance the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor under the “Belt and Road” framework, deepen cooperation in various fields, and strengthen coordination in the United Nations, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and other multilateral institutions, so as to jointly promote regional peace and development.
Tehmina Janjua said that Pakistan will firmly support the Chinese side on issues concerning China’s core interests, and commit to pushing forward the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The country stands ready to intensify coordination with China in major international and regional issues.