BEIJING: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that Pakistan’s help and support to China in the difficult time view of new coronavirus outbreak had once again highlighted the deep friendship between the two countries. “At a time when the Chinese people are experiencing difficulties, Pakistan has spared no effort to give China a helping hand, once again highlighting the deep friendship between the two countries,” he made these remarks while talking to Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the phone, according to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Saturday.
He said that Pakistan had nearly a thousand citizens in Wuhan, and the Pakistani government had stated that it had no intention to rush them out, which fully reflected its trust in the Chinese government. “We will continue to safeguard the safety and health of our Pakistani brothers and sisters and provide them with all necessary assistance,” he added.
Wang Yi remarked that both China and Pakistan were close neighbors and had a fine tradition of helping each other.
He stated that under President Xi Jinping’s personal deployment, China had established a nationwide mechanism and taken decisive measures to prevent and control the epidemic.
“At present, all work is progressing in an orderly manner, and China is fully capable, confident and confident in achieving its final victory,” he added.
The Chinese foreign minister pointed out that the World Health Organization (WHO) clearly stressed that China’s measures to prevent and control the epidemic were timely and effective, and the WHO clearly did not support any travel or trade restrictions on China.