Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing met Speaker National Assembly Assad Qaiser in Islamabad today.

Matters pertaining to bilateral relations came under discussion in the meeting.

The Speaker Asad Qaiser said that Pak-China friendship is exemplary and both countries have supported the stance of each other on different issues. He said that this friendship is based on mutual respect and interest.

The Speaker further said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a project of development and prosperity for both of countries and for the region as well. He said that the new government will take every possible step to complete the CPEC.

He added that the relations between Pakistan and China can be further strengthened exchanging parliamentary delegations and people to people contact.

The Chinese Ambassador, on the occasion felicitated the Speaker on assuming his office as Speaker of the National Assembly on behalf of President, Prime Minister of China and Chairman National People's Congress and expressed well wishes.

The Ambassador said that China gives immense importance with its relations with time-tested friend and the Chinese leadership wants to further strengthen it.

He said that coordination between the both countries is very imperative for peace, development and prosperity in the region.