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Ambassador meets Mr. Cheng Yongwen, Mayor of Wuhan
Ambassador Moin ul Haque had a meeting today with Mr. Cheng Yongwen, Mayor of Wuhan in Wuhan. During the meeting, both sides held detailed discussion on further deepening cooperation with Wuhan-based institutions, enterprises and universities particularly in the field of education, tourism, health and infrastructure development.
Welcoming the Ambassador to Wuhan, the Mayor briefed about Wuhan’s key strengths and its role in development of China particularly in the field of infrastructure, water-resource management and education. He also touched upon Wuhan government’s efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic to save people lives and health. He shared that after people’s victory against the pandemic, Wuhan has returned to its original vibrancy and social mobility and greatly contributing to China’s socio-economic development.
Mr. Yongwen expressed his deep gratitude to the government and people of Pakistan for their solid an d hlp during COVID-19 pandemic. He syated that Pakistan-China friendship is time-honored relationship and Mutual support during the pandemic has further strengthened our All-Weather-Strategic Cooperative Partnership.
Thanking Mr. Yongwen for warm welcome, Ambassador Moin appreciated the efforts of Wuhan government during COVID-19 pandemic and paid tribute to the people of Wuhan and Hubei for their courage, determination and discipline. He noted that mutual support during the difficult times of the pandemic has further strengthened our great friendship. He highlighted that establishment of sister-city relationship between Karachi and Wuhan will further deepen our exchanges and cooperation in all the areas of mutual interest.
For celebrating the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China, the Ambassador updated the Mayor about efforts to establish Sister-City relationship between Karachi and Wuhan. He thanked the Mayor for identifying a beautiful place for establishment of “China-Pakistan Friendship Square” near of Yangtze River.