Pakistan China Afghanistan trilateral meeting on cards

Pakistan China Afghanistan trilateral meeting on cards

ISLAMABAD – A trilateral meeting among Pakistan, China and Afghanistan will be held in December to discuss the Afghan issue.

Speaking to the journalists after National Security Meeting (NSC), the foreign minister said that the depth of Pak-China relations should not be seen only in the context of financial package.

He said China has always helped Pakistan in difficult times and most recently it extended help in the month of July.

When asked about the visit of US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells, FM Qureshi said that the two sides have discussed matters pertaining to promotion of trade and energy cooperation. He said all the indicators from the US side are opening up.

The minister said the US side has also offered to play a positive role on Pak-Afghan water issues. He also said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to China has helped convert bilateral strategic relations into economic partnership.