|Zhang Dejiang Meets With President Mamnoon Hussain of Pakistan|
On February 19, 2014, Chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC) Zhang Dejiang met with President Mamnoon Hussain of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the Great Hall of the People.
Zhang Dejiang said that the profound traditional friendship between China and Pakistan has taken root in the hearts of the two peoples. It is so precious to be treasured and cared for with great efforts from both sides, as well as constantly consolidated and developed. China-Pakistan all-weather strategic and cooperative partnership should take on new features of the times and be endowed with new content of development, so as to raise the bilateral friendly cooperation in various fields of politics, economy, culture and humanities to a new level. The National People's Congress of China has always attached importance to enhancing friendly cooperative relations with the Senate and the National Assembly of Pakistan and is willing to further expand friendly exchanges in all levels, so as to gather more supportive strength for China-Pakistan friendship, form more consensus in deepening practical cooperation and make positive contributions to the sustainable and stable development of the bilateral relations.
Hussain said that Pakistan-China friendship is the foundation of the cooperation between Pakistan and China. To develop friendly relations with China has won extensive support from all sectors of society in Pakistan. The Pakistani side is willing to strengthen exchanges between the legislative bodies with the Chinese side and join hands together to promote the Pakistan-China cooperation.