China, Pakistan discuss visa facilitation, transfer of sentenced persons

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China, Pakistan discuss visa facilitation, transfer of sentenced persons

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China held 8th Round of the Consular Consultations wherein the two sides discussed variety of issue related to visa, immigration and prisoners.

In the consultation held at Ministry of Foreign Affairs here, Director General (China), Ayesha Ali led the Pakistani delegation while the Chinese side was led by Deputy Director-General, Tong Defa, said a Foreign Office statement.

The consultations were held in a cordial and cooperative atmosphere. The two sides discussed the entire range of consular issues and reiterated their resolve to further extend facilitation in all areas including visa and immigration and consular matters.

The two sides also discussed the prisoner’s issues and implementation of treaty between China and Pakistan on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons signed during the visit of the Prime Minister to China in November last year.

The next round of Pakistan-China Consular Consultations will be held in 2020 at Beijing.

 APP