Chinese FM to hold strategic talks in Pakistan


Muttaqi to visit Islamabad: Kabul

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang will visit Pakistan from May 5, his maiden visit to Islamabad after taking the post.

According to diplomatic sources, Qin Gang will land in Islamabad after attending Goa meeting on May 5 and will lead China delegation in strategic dialogue with Pakistan on May 6.

The foreign ministers of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan will hold a trilateral meeting Islamabad on May 6. The last trilateral meeting of foreign ministers under current mechanism was held in September 2019.

A United Nations Security Council committee has accepted a Pakistani request to allow the acting Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, to travel to Pakistan next week to meet with the foreign Ministers of Pakistan and China, according to Ambassador Munir Akram. “The Security Council’s Taliban sanction committee approved our request this (Monday) afternoon,” the Pakistani envoy to the UN told a state run news agency in New York.