PM congratulates Chinese leadership on 65th anniversary of Pak-China ties

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ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has congratulated and conveyed his best wishes to President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, on the auspicious occasion of 65th anniversary of establishment of Pak-China diplomatic ties.

The Prime Minister, in his separate messages, said Pakistan was the first Muslim state to recognize China.

Over the past 65 years, relations between Pakistan and China had grown from strength to strength, evolving and expanding into an all-weather cooperative strategic partnership, he noted.