Islamabad (June 21, 2017): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to arrive here on June 24, Saturday to hold talks with the top Pakistani leadership and then leave for Afghanistan in an effort to defuse tensions between the two neighbours that has jeopardized region peace .
Wang will hold talks with Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.
“The visit is aimed at defusing tensions between the two neighbours,” sources said.
Sources in the foreign ministry said that all bilateral efforts to normalise relations in the past have yielded no output and interference of third party seems mandatory to fill the widen gulf.
Pak-Afghan ties turmoil have deepened further after the Afghan government put blame of the recent attack in Kabul’s diplomatic area on Pakistan.
However, Foreign office has not commented on the visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister yet.