Ambassador of China calls on National Security Adviser

Islamabad, January 22, 2018 (PPI-OT):H.E. Mr. Yao Jing, Ambassador of China called on National Security Adviser Lt. Gen (R) Nasser Khan Janjua this afternoon. Matters pertaining to bilateral relationship and CPEC came under discussion. NSA said that Pakistan and China shared very special and close relationship and we regard China as most reliable friend and a partner. The envoy expressed his satisfaction over the growing mutual cooperation and said that Chinese Government has every confidence in the leadership and people of Pakistan and is ever willing to move forward for mutual prosperity and bilateral cooperation. Both sides discussed different aspects regarding CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor).

The Envoy said that China believes that building of economic corridor is conducive for promoting connectivity and shared prosperity of the entire region. NSA assured that on CPEC we have a greater national consensus and every Pakistani is committed to this project. “CPEC is key to regional prosperity and to sustainable peace in the region,” he added. The two sides expressed support for constructive efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan. NSA also apprised the Ambassador about Pakistan’s efforts to forge cooperative relations with all its neighbours on the basis of mutual respect and peaceful coexistence.

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