ISLAMABAD - Minister for Planning and Development Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has said that Government of Pakistan is fully committed to providing foolproof security to Chinese nationals in Pakistan and CPEC projects all across the country.
He was talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing at Chinese Embassy in Islamabad on Monday.
The Minister termed the attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi as a conspiracy to sabotage China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and said that these detractors cannot change our resolve on this mega cooperation.
Khusro Bakhtiar assured that a thorough investigation is being carried out to apprehend the perpetrators, their financiers, planners and facilitators.
The Chinese Ambassador appreciated the quick, prompt and effective action of Pakistan security and Law Enforcement Forces who sacrificed their lives to protect the Chinese Consulate.
He said the terrorist attack was an attempt to impact Pakistan China relations and to harm CPEC . He stressed that Pakistan-China brotherhood was clad in iron and such cowardly attacks could not affect it.
Both sides expressed their resolve to further strengthen and expand Pak-China Cooperation.
The said the two countries will continue to cooperate to thwart the designs of hostile forces against their times' tested friendship.
Both sides also discussed progress on CPEC projects and preparation for the upcoming Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting, planned next month.