Pakistan honours outgoing Chinese envoy with top award

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Pakistan honours outgoing Chinese envoy with top award

*ISLAMABAD – President Dr Arif Alvi has conferred Hilal-e-Pakistan award on outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing in recognition of his efforts for further strengthening Pakistan-China relationship in diverse fields.*

The special investiture ceremony was held at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Earlier, China’s Ambassador to Pakistan *Yao Jing* paid farewell call on Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan.

During the call, the prime minister has lauded the priorities of the Chinese leadership for its people, which have played a remarkable role in China’s socio-economic transformation. He also appreciated efforts of Ambassador Yao in further deepening and strengthening Pakistan-China ‘All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership’.

Talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, who paid a farewell call on him in Islamabad, he said there is a lot to learn from Beijing’s example of economic development and poverty alleviation.

He conveyed that the people of Pakistan are keenly looking forward to welcoming President Xi Jinping to their country.