Prime Minister Imran Khan, on his official Facebook page, informed the Pakistani citizens of a phone call he shared with the Chinese president. In a heartfelt post, the Prime Minister offered encouraging words to China regarding the recent coronavirus outbreak. Through this phone call, the Prime Minister conveyed a message of solidarity with the Chinese public; to President Xi Jinping.
Khan also expressed gratitude to China for taking the measures needed to control the coronavirus outbreak; alongside, making sure Pakistani students in China get all the facilities they need. In turn, President Xi Jinping acknowledged Pakistan’s role in helping China whereby proving to be an ideal neighbor.
Regarding the economic relationship between the two countries, President Xi Jinping affirmed that CPEC continues to be one of China’s most important goals. It was stressed that economic ties and communication between Pakistan and China will only grow in the near future; hence, strengthening this bond even more.