Beijing-Islamabad friendship stronger than steel: Chinese leader
Eastern Eye Staff
Wang, who attended the flag hoisting ceremony at Islamabad’s Convention Centre, said China and Pakistan had stood by each other in difficult times and “this friendship will stand the test of time and grow with coming generations”, Dawn reported. The ceremony began with a 31-gun salute here, after a flag hoisting event by President Mamnoon Hussain. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and all three chiefs of the country’s armed services were present on the occasion that marked the day when Pakistan and India got freedom from British colonial rule. A 21-gun salute was observed in the provincial capitals and commemorative ceremonies were held…
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