Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang’s Regular Press Conference on August 20, 2018

Q: Chairman of Tehreek-e-Insaf (the Justice Movement Party) Imran Khan has taken oath as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan. In his victory speech, he particularly emphasized the importance of China-Pakistan relations and he also mentioned the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. What is your comment please?

A: We have already sent out our warm congratulations to Mr. Imran Khan on his election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. We value and appreciate Prime Minister Imran Khan’s positive remarks on China-Pakistan relations and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic partners. We stand ready to join hands with the new Pakistani government to enhance friendly exchanges and cooperation across the board, accelerate the advancement of CPEC and move forward the China-Pakistan all-weather strategic cooperative partnership.

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