|Spokesperson's Remarks on the SAARC's Accepting China as Its Observer in Principle|
Q: Dhaka Declaration was adopted at the 13th Summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) which was concluded on November 13, accepting China as SAARC's observer in principle. What's your comment?
A: China welcomes the successful convocation of the 13th Summit of SAARC and hopes that Southern Asian countries can make more achievements in the process of promoting regional cooperation.
The Summit accepted China in principle as observer of SAARC, of which we think positively. We stand ready to work with SAARC members to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation to realize common prosperity.