*ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi has conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz upon General Han Weiguo Commander of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Ground Force of China, in a special investiture ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Tuesday.*
According to a statement issued by his office, the president in a meeting after the ceremony congratulated General Han Weiguo and reiterated Pakistan strong resolve to take the bilateral relations between the two countries to new heights in all fields.
He said that Pakistan and China enjoyed a unique all-weather and time-tested friendship and Pakistan considered China as its “Iron Brother”.
While highlighting Pakistan-China friendship, an important cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy, the president stated that defence and economic relations between the two counties were vital for maintaining peace and stability in region.