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China Conveys Condolences on the Passing of Sartaj Aziz

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin expressed deep condolences on Thursday over the passing of Pakistan’s former foreign minister Sartaj Aziz, hailing his outstanding contribution to China-Pakistan relations.

Sartaj Aziz, also former finance minister and adviser to the prime minister on foreign affairs, passed away in Islamabad on Tuesday.

“Mr Sartaj Aziz was a seasoned politician, strategist and economic expert of Pakistan, and an old and good friend of the Chinese people,” Wang said at a regular news briefing.

Wang said that Aziz was committed to the flourishing of Pakistan, tried sincerely and energetically to advance China-Pakistan relations, and made extraordinary commitments to China-Pakistan amicable participation, particularly the send off and development of the China-Pakistan Financial Passageway.

“We express our profound sympathies over the death of Mr Aziz and genuine feelings to his family,” the representative said.

The previous unfamiliar priest was let go at the H8 Memorial park in Islamabad on Wednesday.

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