Pakistan on Friday appreciated China’s leading role at the United Nations and said its policies are based on principles of the UN Charter, support for multilateralism and “win-win” cooperation.
Addressing a virtual reception in New York, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Munir Akram lauded China’s progress, particularly its success in bringing 700 million people out of poverty.
In addition, the ambassador praised China for registering double-digit gross domestic product growth for 30 years.
The Chinese ambassador thanked his Pakistani counterpart and said: “We are proud of the strong friendship and cooperation between China and Pakistan.”
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that the country’s economic future is now linked to China and the bilateral relations between Islamabad and Beijing are ‘better than ever before’.
The premier had added that China’s growth rate is faster than any other country in the world, and Pakistan can benefit from the manner in which China has developed and has lifted its people out of poverty.