The terrorist attack on the Confucius Institute in Pakistan
2022-05-16: [Article Link]
A suicide bombing on 26 April at the University of Karachi in southern Pakistan, near the University College of Confucius, caused the death of four people, including three Chinese citizens, and the injury of one Chinese citizen. Xinhua reported that Prime Minister Li Keqiang of the State Department met with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in the Mid-South China purple light this morning. According to Li Keqiang, China is shocked and outraged by the recent attack on Chinese citizens in Karachi, and strongly condemns this terrorist attack. It is to be hoped that Pakistan will bring the murderer to justice as soon as possible and do its utmost to bring about the rehabilitation of the victims, to comfort the relatives and wounded, and to strengthen its security measures against its institutions and personnel in order to ensure that no similar tragedy is allowed to happen again. Pakistan Explosion on 26 April 2022, heavy damage to vehicle (AP)
Li Keqiang added that China is a close and friendly neighbour and a friend of the iron poles. China will continue to give priority to Palestinian relations around the world, and will continue to support the Palestinian side in the defence of its sovereignty and security, in the development of its economy, in the improvement of its livelihood, and in the maintenance of its financial stability. She once again expressed deep condolences for the loss of Chinese personnel as a result of the Karachi terrorist attack, expressed sincere condolences to the wounded, stressed that the Palestinian side strongly condemned terrorism, valued the safety of the Palestinian people, treated those who had been killed and killed as fellow Chinese citizens without distinction, and would do everything in its power to investigate the truth of the incident, arrest the perpetrators and impose strict penalties in accordance with the law. Pakistan bombing: at the discovery site near Confucius College at Karachi University on 26 April 2022, a passenger van was badly damaged and local personnel are opening an investigation (AP)
Shebaz also said that Pakistan’s friendship is deeply rooted, and that the level of cooperation between the two countries has reached unprecedented levels. The Chinese side is willing to work with China to speed up the construction of its economic corridor, deepen cooperation on priority projects and special economic zones, and keep people close to each other for the betterment of both peoples.