With a lot at stake in Pakistan, neighbouring China today said it stands ready to work with the new government of Pakistan.
The two countries boast of having a strategic partnership with Pakistan especially highlighting how China is an all-weather friend.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that regardless of the result of the election, the development of bilateral ties with Pakistan will not be affected.
He added that China is glad to see that election in Pakistan went through smoothly.
The election in Pakistan marks the second democratic transition of power in the nation’s 70-year history.
It need be mentioned that the military has ruled Pakistan through various coups for nearly half of the country’s history since independence in 1947.
Initial outcomes of poll results show that Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf would emerge as the single largest party in the
China has high stakes in Pakistan where it has invested over USD 50 billion on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under its ambitious Belt and Road initiative.>