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Chinese Chargé d’Affaires visits Prime Minister Shehbaz; send congratulations

Islamabad: The Charge d’Affaires of the People’s Republic of China, Ms. Pang Chunxue, visited the newly elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s House on Tuesday.

Ms. Pang conveyed the warm congratulations and good wishes of the Chinese government and leaders on the inauguration of the prime minister.

The charge d’affaires pointed out that the prime minister is considered a strong and committed friend of China and enjoys great respect and admiration in his country. She also hailed the prime minister’s contribution to promoting China-Pakistan Economic Cooperation (CPEC) during his years as chief minister of Punjab province.

While conveying his warm greetings and gratitude to the Chinese leadership, the Prime Minister recalled his many visits to China, during which he had the pleasure and honor of meeting President Xi Jinping who had taken a personal interest in promoting relations with Pakistan.

Prime Minister Shehbaz appreciated CPEC’s continued progress as a flagship project of President Xi’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its importance to Pakistan’s economic development and prosperity. He affirmed his government’s determination to accelerate the high-quality development of CPEC projects and make it a symbol of China-Pakistan friendship and close partnership.

Prime Minister Shehbaz also stressed the importance of boosting China’s investment in industrialization, agriculture and digital technologies.

Recalling his close cooperation with China as Chief Minister of Punjab, the Prime Minister reaffirmed the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China as a cornerstone of Pakistani politics and a contributor to peace and stability. regional. He stressed that friendship with China lies in the hearts of Pakistani people and that China is Pakistan’s strongest friend and closest partner. The Prime Minister affirmed his government’s commitment to further deepen the win-win economic cooperation partnership between the two countries.