#China stands ready to work with #Pakistan to promote the building of a closer community of shared future in the new era, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister #WangYi said on Saturday. Wang made the remarks during the third round of the China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue, which was attended by Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province.
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China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a population exceeding 212.2 million, including the world’s second-largest Muslim population. It has an area of 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles).
Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.