China is keeping an eye on the rapidly changing political developments in Pakistan. Pakistan’s politics has gone through several incidents yesterday.
Initially, the opposition’s no-confidence motion against Imran Khan was rejected, after which Imran Khan recommended dissolving parliament. According to him, President Arif Alvi dissolved the lower house of parliament. Opposition groups called for the beleagured PM to resign.
Meanwhile, Imran Khan’s allegation that the United States is behind the opposition’s no-confidence motion against his government. China is keeping a close eye on this issue. Although no official statement has been issued yet, Imran Khan’s allegations against the United States are being discussed in the Chinese state media. Qasim Suri, vice-president of Pakistan’s National Assembly, has rejected a joint no-confidence motion against the government.
China’s state-run Xinhua news agency reported that Islamabad had dissolved parliament on the recommendation of Pakistani President Arif Alvi Imran Khan amid political maneuvers. Xinhua also accused Imran of foreign conspiracy.
China also called on all political parties to stand together in the interest of stability and development. On March 31, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that China has always adhered to the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
Asked if China was concerned about the possible defeat of Imran Khan in parliament and the impact of the change of leadership on Beijing, Wenbin said: He will be able to maintain stability.