Chinese President Xi Jinping has reiterated Beijing's unwavering support to Islamabad, saying that "no matter how the international landscape may change, China will always stand firmly with Pakistan”.
Xi Jinping will attend the summit via video conference in Beijing at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Chinese President Xi Jinping today held a meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Beijing, Xinhua
Xi's new five-year run was made possible following a change to the constitution in 2018 that scrapped term limits.
Kim had also wished Xi "good health" and expressed conviction that "the Chinese party and people would cement the successes made so far and steadily expand them and thus win a final victory under the wise guidance of Xi Jinping"
More than 500,000 people around the world have now contracted the new coronavirus.
Among the deaths, 96 were reported in Hubei province and one in Guangdong.
Earlier this month the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation committed up to USD 100 million for the global response to the outbreak.
Among the deaths, 106 were in Hubei province and one each in Hebei Province, Shanghai and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.