Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has said that friendship with China is the cornerstone of Pakistan's foreign policy.
Talking to his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in Tajikistan, he said the historical and time-tested ties between the two countries are moving from strength to strength.
During the meeting, both the Defence Ministers shared their perspectives on regional geo-political scenario and agreed to work closely to promote a stable regional environment and counter common challenges and threats such as terrorism.
They also agreed to work together to achieve the common goal of providing security to CPEC projects and condemned the dastardly attacks on personnel involved in Dasu Dam Project.
Pervez Khattak and his Chinese counterpart expressed satisfaction over the ongoing defence collaboration between the two countries especially the assistance provided during the Covid-19 pandemic.