Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China Friday lauded Pakistan’s efforts to put in place a national counter-terrorism plan.
“China is against terrorism in any form. China firmly supports Pakistan in the implementation of its anti-terrorism strategy in accordance with its own national situation, and welcomes its national anti-terror plan,” xinhua quoted foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying as saying.
The leaders of Pakistan’s main political parties Wednesday attended a landmark meeting, convened by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on anti-terrorism measures, including the establishment of special courts to expedite the trials of terror suspects.
On Dec 16, a Taliban attack on a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar left over 140 students and teachers dead.
“China will continue to provide assistance to Pakistan in its efforts to counter terrorism and safeguard its national security,” Hua said.