Islamabad, March 19, 2019 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi addressed a large gathering of Chinese scholars and researchers at the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS) in Beijing, says a press release received here today from Beijing. Addressing the scholars and researchers, he highlighted the recent developments in South Asia and Pakistan’s efforts to defuse the tensions. Referring to volatile strategic environment in the region, the Foreign Minister stressed the need for a meaningful dialogue between neighbouring countries to ensure regional peace and stability.
Commenting on Pakistan-China relations, he termed this all-weather relationship as an anchor for regional peace and stability. Established in 1979 as a non-profit academic organization, CIISS is one of the most prestigious think tanks of China for its distinctive historical background, diversified multi-domain teams of experts, academic quality and policy influence. The Foreign Minister also held a meeting with the leadership of CIISS, led by Vice Chairman, Maj Gen (R) Gong Xianfu.
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