March 30, 2008

An "Everlasting Bond"?

I'm so glad Pakistan has the bomb, thanks to the USA!
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Pakistan against blows to Chinese sovereignty, says Musharraf
Staff ReportISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf said on Friday that Pakistan was firmly opposed to any attempts to undermine China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. He congratulated China on hosting the upcoming Beijing Olympics, and said Pakistan was happy to have been chosen as one of the venues for the Olympic torch relay. Speaking to Liu Hongcai, vice minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Musharraf said Pakistan cherished its long-standing friendship with China. “Relations with China form the bedrock of Pakistan’s foreign policy,” he said, adding that the Pak-China friendship would only grow stronger. Musharraf thanked China for its cooperation in developing Pakistan’s socio-economic sectors, and highlighted the need for increased trade and investment ties. The Chinese minister said China had always stood by Pakistan and would continue its support. “This cooperation will be further consolidated in the future,” he added. Lui said the Pak-China friendship lived in the hearts of the two peoples and that bilateral relations were marked by a high level of mutual trust and co-operation. He lauded Musharraf’s contribution to promoting continued friendly ties between the two countries. He also conveyed greetings from Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao to the president for successfully holding parliamentary elections. On Pakistan’s position on fighting terrorism and extremism, Liu said both countries shared similar views on combating the menace.
Courtesy Daily Times

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