The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted an In-House Meeting with a 4-member Chinese delegation on August 31, 2018. The members of the delegation included: Mr. Yan Xuetong, Professor & Dean of the Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University; Mr. Sun Xuefeng, Professor & Executive Dean of Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University; Ms. Li Li, Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University; Ms. Liu Zhuang, Attache, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China. The delegation was accompanied by Ms. Bao Zhong, Director, Political and Press Section, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Islamabad.
Welcoming the delegation, Chairman BOG ISSI, Ambassador Khalid Mahmood highlighted the ever deepening nature of Pakistan-China friendship. He stated that for Pakistan, it is the most vital relationship. Ambassador Mahmood added that this friendship is widening further because of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as it has added economic cooperation to our ties and has enhanced people-to-people contacts.