Pakistan China committed to early economic recovery focusing CPEC

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephone conversation with Chinese State
Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in which bilateral, regional, and international issues came
under discussion.
Both sides reaffirmed the resolve to take measures aimed at earliest possible economic recovery in
the aftermath of Covid-19.Foreign Minister Qureshi underlined that BRI and CPEC would become the
hub of trade and economic activity, sustainable development and greater people-to-people
State Councillor Wang Yi emphasized that, in the aftermath of Covid-19, Beijing was taking swift,
practical, and demonstrable measures to promote economic recovery in the region. He thanked
Pakistan for supporting Beijing’s idea of ‘Health Silk Road’ which, he believed, would play a major
role in addressing the region’s social and economic needs.
“Both sides resolved to implement consensus reached by the leadership of the two countries to
deepen strategic consultation and coordination at all levels so as to collectively promote shared
goals of peace and stability,” it stated, adding they decided to have face-to-face meeting soon to
discuss challenges confronted by the region.