ISLAMABAD: Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a greeting message to President Mamnoon Hussain on his birthday.
President Xi expressed his willingness to work with President Mamnoon to push forward the continuous progress of bilateral relations between China and Pakistan, read a President House statement.
The Chinese Premier recalled his friendly and in-depth discussions with President of the Islamic Republic held at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Tashkent last June. In response, President Mamnoon in a note of thanks expressed gratitude on the felicitation.
President Mamnoon duly noted and expressed gratitude for his counterpart’s personal interest in strengthening Pak-China relations and said Pakistan accords great importance to its friendship with China, both countries are not only trusted friends but also strategic partners, he added.