SLAMABAD-Pakistan and China on Friday discussed enhancing bilateral relations in economic and financial sectors between both the countries. Nong Rong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at Finance Division yesterday. SAPM on Finance Tariq Bajwa, Secretary Finance and other senior officers of Finance Division attended the meeting. Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar warmly welcomed the Ambassador of Republic of China and shared the deep-rooted and brotherly relations between Pakistan and China. It was highlighted that both countries have historic and strong bilateral ties in various economic sectors.
Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar highlighted the repercussions of unprecedented floods faced by Pakistan which have largely impacted the infrastructure, agriculture, lives and properties of the people. He appreciated support given by the Govt of China during these testing times and shared that present government is taking various measures to ease the life of masses by ensuring fiscal and monetary stability. The ambassador of China assured Chinese govt’s sustained support to Pakistan in hour of need and shared that China stands with people of Pakistan in these hard times. He also thanked Govt of Pakistan for giving facilitation to Chinese projects in Pakistan.