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Pakistan will continue to support Chinese investors with unwavering security arrangements, says PM

Pakistan will continue to support Chinese investors with unwavering security arrangements, says PM
June 30, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan will continue to support Chinese investors with competitive incentives, access to high-quality infrastructure and unwavering security arrangements.

While talking to Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee and Director of Foreign Affairs Commission, Yang Jiechi, he said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor and the growing economic linkages have deepened the roots of the abiding friendship between the people of Pakistan and China.

“Pakistan stands ready to work closely with China for realizing both countries' shared vision of connectivity, prosperity and public well-being.”

The prime minister thanked China for renewal of 2.3 billion dollars assistance to Pakistan's efforts towards preventing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic by providing millions of vaccine doses as well as protective and medical equipment. He also reaffirmed the Government’s resolve to accelerate the pace and complete CPEC projects at the earliest.

Shehbaz Sharif underscored the high importance Pakistan attaches to the strategic ML-I and other key projects including Karachi Circular Railway, Babusar Tunnel, and desalinization plant in Karachi. He also rietererted his strong condemnation to Karachi terrorist attack and underscored to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Exchanging views on international issues of mutual interest, he also highlighted the adverse impact of India’s unabated repression and gross violations of human rights in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The prime minister thanked China for its principled stance and steadfast support on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

Shehbaz Sharif and the Chinese dignitary also exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan including the humanitarian and economic crises.