Pakistan, China renew commitment to further cement bilateral ties
PM Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan stands with China for promotion of Chinese initiative of OBOR.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed the resolve to further cement ties with Pakistan by enhancing cooperation in multiple spheres.
He was talking to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who along with his delegation comprising the four chief ministers held talks with him in Beijing on Saturday.
The Chinese President expressed satisfaction over the pace of growing bilateral ties.
President Xi said that the two countries had more potential to strengthen bilateral cooperation regarding implementation of CPEC and other regional connectivity projects.
In his remarks, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan stands with China for promotion of Chinese initiative of One Belt and One Road.
Nawaz Sharif said CPEC is a core component of the visionary initiative of the One belt-One Road.
Appreciating the commitment and leadership of President Xi Jinping for the realization of CPEC projects, the Prime Minister said his government is making strenuous efforts for speedy implementation of the CPEC. He pointed out Pakistan has already made good progress in execution of energy and infrastructure projects.
The Prime Minister congratulated President Xi on the holding of the Belt and Road Forum saying the participation of a large number of world leaders in Chinese capital was a testimony of China's growing stature in the international community.