Top Chinese envoy holds important meeting with Interior Minister, Key decision on Interagency MoU

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Top Chinese envoy holds important meeting with Interior Minister, Key decision on Interagency MoU

ISLAMABAD - Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing says Pakistan is a peaceful country and the security situation has certainly improved over the past few years.

He said this during a meeting with Federal Minister of Interior Ijaz Ahmad Shah in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The Chinese Ambassador strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Lahore and extended condolences to the entire nation on behalf of China and its people.

The Ambassador appreciated the role of Government of Pakistan in developmental projects with specific emphasis on CPEC. He said focus of China-Pak cooperation is primarily based on two areas that include Industrial and Social Development.

Elaborating the social factor Ijaz Ahmad Shah added that the Prime Minister's vision has been quite focused on poverty alleviation and improving education sector.

Yao Jing proposed that a MoU may be signed to enhance Ministry level coordination with Chinese Ministry of Public Security to further strengthen the collaboration on both ends.

The MoU will be principally centering on capacity building and technical development of relevant organizations.

While discussing the investment and tourism potentials, the Federal Minister for Interior said Pakistan is now open to 175 countries around the globe which is a milestone achievement of the present government.