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We will ‘work with Pakistan’ for regional peace, says China  

30th March, 2021 International Relations

Context: China said it was pleased with recent positive interactions between India and Pakistan and was ready to work with Pakistan to inject positive energy into promoting regional peace in South Asia.



  • The comments from Beijing came in response to Pakistan President Arif Alvi describing China as the country’s ‘closest’ friend, and in the wake of recent developments on the India-Pakistan front following the ceasefire agreement.
  • Zhao noted that President Alvi stressed in his speech that Pakistan will focus on development, and remain committed to peaceful coexistence with the outside world and called on world leaders to discard hatred, prejudice and religious extremism, and jointly safeguard regional peace and prosperity.