BEIJING (Agencies) Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Sunday gave a health certificate to the Pakistan government and its ability to tackle rising militancy in that country, but he kept silent about India-China relations including the issue of World Bank financing of projects in Arunachal Pradesh. He underlined his countrys determination to deepen the all weather relations with its key ally Pakistan. Government of Pakistan has effective control over the situation, Yang said in reply to a question about the rising militancy in Pakistan and its possible effect across the border in the restive Xingjiang region of western China. Yang was addressing his annual Press conference, which China uses as a diplomatic tool to convey a range of messages to countries across the world. The decision to avoid speaking about India less than a month before Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishnas schedule visit to Beijing in April seems to be a deliberate one. During the visit, Krishna is expected to raise the issue of arms sales by China to Pakistan and possible moves by Chinese construction companies to build infrastructure in the disputed areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Interacting with media persons, Yang stressed that the two allies - China and Pakistan - will continue to expand practical means of cooperation, which may involve additional sales of arms and military aircraft that Islamabad is seeking. He said some people cherished the wrong impression that China was playing tough in the external front. It is unfair to label actions safeguarding ones own core interests and dignity as tough and take it for granted infringing interests of a foreign country, the Chinese Foreign Minister said. His remarks come a fortnight after Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi giving a blank cheque to China to intervene in India-Pakistan peace talks. Yang avoided replying to a question on whether China will send peacekeeping troops to Afghanistan if the US withdrew its forces from their country in 2010 end, saying that China would continue to extend non-military support to Kabul to rebuild the war-ravaged country with focus on building hospitals, water conservancy and other welfare projects. He further said the prevailing impression among several countries was that the military means alone will not solve the problems in Afghanistan and the UN Security Council should play more role in shaping events in that country, he added.