Report – Webinar on “69th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and China”

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China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised a webinar to commemorate 69th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and China on May 21, 2020. Mr. Zahoor Ahmad, Additional Secretary (Asia-Pacific), Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the Chief Guest. H.E. Yao Jing, Ambassador of China delivered keynote address. Meanwhile, speakers at the occasion included Ambassador Khalid Masood, Ambassador Khalid Mahmood, Ambassador Salman Bashir and Ambassador Riaz Khokar, all former Ambassador of Pakistan to China. Moreover, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Director-General ISSI delivered welcome address. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Talat Shabbir, Director CPSC.

In his introductory remarks, Dr. Talat Shabbir said, Pakistan and China have complete identity of views and approach on all major regional and international issues and this was reflected in ever-increasing cooperation in political, strategic and economic spheres. He further stated tha through our work at the Institute and the Centre, we will continue to work for strengthen people to people contact in education, economic development, media and other areas.

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