Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said Pakistan China friendship is higher than mountains, deeper than the ocean, stronger than steel and sweeter than honey. In his vote of thank at the joint session of Parliament after the address of the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Gilani said, that all the political parties, the parliamentarians and the whole nation stands united in determination to take partnership and friendship between the two countries to even greater heights. The prime minister said that the visit of the Chinese premier marks the beginning of 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. He said that Pakistan would celebrate next year as friendship year with China. Prime Minister Gilani said that Pakistan and China enjoyed unique relationship and the sentiments of love and affection and deep affinity was rooted in the hearts and minds of the peoples of the two countries. We consider China as the most reliable friend and share each other's joys and sorrows, he said. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan rejoiced the successes achieved by China which has also brought modesty to the conduct of global affairs. The Prime Minister thanked the Chinese premier on behalf of the government, the people and members of the parliament for addressing the joint sitting of the parliament.