India will get nothing from anti-Pakistan slogans, says PM Imran Khan
BEIJING (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the resolution of the Kashmir dispute lies in dialogues.
Addressing Pakistan and China Investment Forum in Beijing on Sunday, he said that India would get nothing from anti-Pakistan slogans. “Pakistan expects good relations with the new Indian government,” he said.
The prime minister said that peace in Afghanistan is also important for Pakistan. “Peace has returned to Pakistan due to sacrifices of the security forces,” he said. “Peace in Afghanistan will help increase connectivity between Pakistan and Central Asia and wider region.”
He said: “We are now engaged in helping the peace process in Afghanistan. There is a prospect of peace in Afghanistan after many years and Pakistan is playing its part in bringing Taliban and Afghan government representatives to sit together to resolve this decades old conflict.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has transformed into a strategic partnership between Pakistan and China and encompasses more areas of cooperation. “CPEC that was considered a network of roads and a few power projects has now blossomed into various areas of cooperation today. A new area of that cooperation is agriculture that is backbone of our country.”
He invited the Chinese investors and said that Pakistan will give them all facilities. “My first visit to China had been better while the second one was the best.
Imran Khan said that Chinese help in seed development and agriculture development will help increase the agricultural productivity manifold. “It will also increase growth trajectory in order to improve the lifestyle of our people,” he added.
Imran Khan said in today’s meetings with Chinese President and Premier, the issue of Chinese assistance in Science and Technology to Pakistan also came into discussion. He said we want to learn from Chinese expertise in information technology and other areas.
Imran Khan said that his experience of two days in Road and Belt Forum, he came to the conclusion that even Chinese leadership would not have realized that this forum will evolve into a much bigger thing. The concern among all the participating countries in forum was on climate change and how to mitigate its adverse impacts.
He said Pakistan is among one of the countries that have taken revolutionary steps to survive in the environment of climate change. Pakistan planted one billion trees to make the areas greener and to control the effects of changing climate.
Prime Minister Imran Khan invited Chinese businessmen to visit Pakistan and explore the investment opportunities in various sectors. “Pakistan is looking towards relocation of Chinese industry in Pakistan.”
He said that Pakistan is blessed with a youth bulge and its future is very bright. The prime minister said that the new government is giving incentives to Chinese businessmen and is also improving ease of doing business. He said Pakistan had become a secure country thanks to efforts and sacrifices of our security forces and intelligence agencies.