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Friday, July 18, 2003

6. Chinese Vice-president Meets Pakistani Guests

People's Daily [Official Chinese news agency]
17 Jul 2003

China will further its all-round cooperative partnership with Pakistan, said
Chinese Vice-President Zeng Qinghong here Wednesday.

Zeng made the remark in a meeting with Muhammad Yusaf Khan, vice chief of
the Pakistani Army Staff.

China and Pakistan have maintained an all-weather friendship and fine
cooperation since the two countries forged diplomatic ties some 50 years
ago, he said.

Zeng said China appreciates the Pakistani government's firm support for
China on such issues as Taiwan, Tibet and human rights.

Zeng also talked about China's position on the regional situations in South
Asia and expressed appreciation for the recentmeasures taken by Pakistan and
India to improve their bilateral ties.

Zeng briefed Yusaf Khan the Pakistani guest on China's domesticsituation and
thanked the Pakistani government and people for their invaluable support in
combating severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

Muhammad Yusaf Khan extended greetings to Zeng from Pakistani President
Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali.

He spoke highly of China's development and the traditional friendship
between China and Pakistan, saying that China's development will help
guarantee world and regional peace.

He reiterated Pakistan's firm support to China on issues concerning Taiwan,
Tibet and human rights, and expressed gratitudefor China's support to
Pakistan in international affairs.

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  1. China and India / Two nations reach beyond history
  2. The issue is legitimacy
  3. Six killed as truck plunges into Tibet river
  4. Feasibility study on Brahmaputra power project
  5. China to Conduct Feasibility Study on Hydropower Project in Tibet
  6. Chinese Vice-president Meets Pakistani Guests

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