PM Khan’s remarks on Pak-China friendship appreciable: Wang

PM Khan’s remarks on Pak-China friendship appreciable: Wang


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BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s positive remarks on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) fully demonstrated that Pakistan attached high importance to friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday.
“China has noted that for some time Prime Minister Imran Khan has been making positive remarks on CPEC. This fully demonstrates that the Pakistani side pays high importance to the friendship between us besides a time-tested comprehensive cooperation,” he made these remarks during periodical briefing.
According to the spokesman, PM Khan at the head of high-level meeting on CPEC progress review has required timely completion of various projects underway.
He also said that the government of Pakistan was committed to provisions of the CPEC agreement. The spokesperson said, “China highly appreciates the remarks made by the Prime Minister.”
He said that the CPEC, a pilot project under Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), since its inception, had made important contribution to Pakistan’s economic development and people’s livelihood improvements. It had won great appraisal and recognition of people across all fields.
Wang Wenbin said that China was ready to work with Pakistan to implement the consensus of the two leaders and on the current building and operation of further focus on cooperation in industry, people’s livelihood, agriculture and science and make CPEC a demonstrated project in the benefit of the two people and two countries.