Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif on October 14 said China has always stood by Pakistan in difficult times and extended support both at the internal and external fronts for Islamabad.
He was talking to a delegation of China National Nuclear Corporation Overseas headed by its President Zhang Guoliang.
PM Shehbaz Sharif said China has helped Pakistan a lot to cope with the disaster caused by recent floods and to rehabilitate the flood victims.
He said Pakistan-China friendship is unparalleled. The delegation also discussed the issues related to the mutual interest.
On the occasion, the Chinese delegation presented a cheque of 5.8 million yuan for the rehabilitation of flood-affected people.
On October 1, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong asserted that China so far pledged over $90 million in assistance to Pakistan after the devastating floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains.
In a videotaped address released on Twitter, the Chinese ambassador reaffirmed his government's continued support to Islamabad to help flood-affected people.
On October 13, Nong Rong, Federal Secretary Ministry of Housing and Works, and the delegate, Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, discussed various mutual issues including Pakistan-China long-standing relationship which is marked by cordiality and friendship.
Iftikhar Ali Shallwani highlighted that with joint efforts of successive generations and leadership, this relationship has transformed into All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership. Ambassador expressed interest in exploring investment opportunities in Pakistan's housing and manufacturing sectors.
The Secretary welcomed Ambassador's commitment and interest in housing and manufacturing sector and extended his full support in this regard.