Tuesday, November 29, 2022

PM says timely completion of CPEC projects govt’s top priority

PM says timely completion of CPEC projects govt’s top priority

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Monday said that timely completion of China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects was the top priority of his government.

The prime minister was talking to Chinese ambassador in Pakistan Nong Rong, who called on him in Islamabad today.

They discussed bilateral relations, including CPEC, 70thanniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties, vaccine cooperation, and high-level bilateral exchanges.

During the meeting, Imran Khan deeply appreciated Chinese leadership and conveyed his warm greetings for President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.

Emphasizing the time-tested “All-weather strategic co-operative partnership”, the Prime Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s deep commitment to further enhance and broaden Pakistan-China ties.

On the occasion, the Chinese ambassador extended President Xi Jinping’s invitation to the prime minister to participate in the ‘Communist Party of China and World Political Parties Summit’, to be held in July this year. The prime minister graciously accepted the invitation to attend the virtual event.

Nong Rong reassured that China will continue to firmly support Pakistan in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and accords high priority to help address Pakistan’s requirements.

It was agreed to continue with the momentum of high-level bilateral exchanges to further solidify strategic cooperative gains between the two countries.