- Chinese ambassador Nong Rong pays sojourn to Sheikh Rasheed.
- Rasheed says thing tin sabotage the time-tested relationship betwixt Pakistan and China.
- Ambassador expresses restitution astatine the ongoing probe related to the Dasu incident.
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed connected Wednesday said that thing tin sabotage the time-tested relationship betwixt Pakistan and China.
Rasheed was speaking to the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong arsenic the second visited him astatine his residence to sermon matters of communal involvement betwixt the 2 countries.
The ambassador appreciated Pakistan's efforts to ward disconnected conspiracies aimed astatine damaging the diplomatic relations betwixt the 2 states. He besides expressed restitution astatine the ongoing probe related to the Dasu incident.
It should beryllium recalled that connected July 14, a autobus carrying workers of the Dasu Hydropower Project successful Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Upper Kohistan plunged into a ravine "after a mechanical nonaccomplishment resulting successful leakage of state that caused a blast."
According to the connection from the Foreign Office, Chinese workers and accompanying Pakistani unit "were proceeding to their workplace for an ongoing project". The mishap resulted successful the decease of 12 people, including 9 Chinese nationals.
Both sides agreed that the probe should beryllium completed arsenic soon arsenic possible.
During the meeting, the Chinese ambassador besides conveyed Eid greetings to the interior curate arsenic good arsenic to the radical of Pakistan.
That aside, matters of communal involvement betwixt Pakistan and China besides came nether discussion.