Islamabad 31, October 2018: The Ambassador of China Mr. Yao Jing called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser at Parliament House on Wednesday. Federal Secretary Planning, Secretary P&D, KPK, other high ups of Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa Government and Chairman Economic Zone Management Committee were present in the meeting. The matters pertaining to bilateral relations, important regional and global issues, and RashaKai economic zone, and others ongoing projects under the CPEC were discussed in the meeting.
While talking to Ambassador the Speaker said that Pakistan was proud of its unique friendship with China. He said that Pakistan and China have cherished vibrant friendly relations. He said that the present Government was committed to take the relations between two countries to new heights. He said that exemplary relations between Pakistan and China were based on regional development, mutual trust and trade and economic cooperation. He said that cooperation between the two countries was rapidly expanding.
While talking about the China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) Asad Qaiser said that the CPEC is a consequence of all-weather friendship between two countries. He said that CPEC will not only beneficial for Pakistan and China but whole region. He stressed the need for early completion of CPEC Projects. He said that completion of the Rashakai Economic Zone will prove a milestone in development of area. He said that with completion of this Project the standard of the lives of the area will be improved. He said that equal opportunity will be provided to all Provinces in CPEC Projects. He said that Pakistan economy linked with CPEC and all possible measures will be taken for its early completion. The Speaker also stressed the need for improvement in Peshawar Circular Railways System. He assured all out cooperation of Federal and Provincial Governments for completion of CPEC Projects. He expressed the hope that with visit of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan the relations will enter in new era of cooperation and friendship.
The Ambassador of China Mr. Yao Jing has said that CPEC will open new avenues of development for the people of the region. He said that the relations between the two countries were improving with passage of time. He said that the agreements and MOUs of mutual cooperation will be signed during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan which will bring the two countries more closer. He expressed the hope that visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan will prove a milestone to bring the relations between two countries new heights. He said that the people and Government of China values high its exemplary friendship with China and wanted to see a strong , stable and prosperous Pakistan.