Malik reviews security arrangements for Chinese
ISLAMABAD (updated on: 2010-11-23 17:04:35 PST):
Interior Minister A. Rehman Malik on Tuesday reviewed security arrangements made for Chinese nationals performing their duties at different projects in Pakistan.
He was chairing a high-level meeting, which was attended by Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Liu Jian, Secretary Interior Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Director General of National Crisis Management Cell and representatives of National Highway Authority, WAPDA, PEPCO, Rangers, police and provincial administrations.
The minister said Pakistan gave great importance to its relations with China and both the countries were enjoying time-tested, deep-rooted and ever-green friendship. "China is Pakistan's trustworthy friend," he added.
He apprised the meeting about seriousness of the government to ensure fool-proof security arrangements for the Chinese workforce, which is playing an important role in various developmental projects.
Malik directed the authorities concerned to further tighten the security of Chinese workers and added that no negligence would be tolerated in this regard.
The Chinese ambassador appreciated Rehman Malik for taking keen interest in improving security measures for Chinese workforce.- app