PM urges UN to play proactive role to eliminate poverty
Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is proud to work with China in the implementation of Beijing's flagship project of One Road, One Belt.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says there is historic opportunity for countries of the region to address apprehensions of neighbours, practice non-interference, build confidence and use all instruments of diplomacy to resolve conflicts peacefully.
He was speaking a the launching ceremony of Urdu edition of book "The Governance of China" by Chinese President Xi Jinping is underway in Islamabad.
The Prime Minister said in this regard multilateral institutions especially the United Nations need to play a more proactive role to eliminate poverty and empower people.
He said Pakistan and China enjoy special and strategic partnership. He said Pakistan is proud to work with China in the implementation of Beijing's flagship project of One Road, One Belt. He said people ask what is the secret ingredient of the phenomenal undertaking of CPEC and we say it is trust and friendship between the two countries.
Chinse Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong said the book is a new symbol of deep friendship between Pakistan and China. He said through this book, Pakistani people will know China in a better manner. He congratulated the relevant institutions for publishing the Urdu edition of the Book by Chinese President. He said people's whish for a good life is our goal.
He said fruits of one belt one road vision of Chinese President has started bringing fruits in just four years. He said Chinese Government and Chinese people support Pakistan's dreem to become Asian tiger. He said common strategy of both the countries is to connect people through one belt one road.
Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed said CPEC is a project of President Xi Jinping's vision of one belt one road. He said it is the project for development prosperity of Pakistan, its provinces, particularly less developed areas for building a better and more prosperous future.
He said it is a historic occasion to launch the urdu edition of Chinese President's book 'The Governance of China'. He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Xi Jinping have vision of shared prosperity. He said friendship between China and Pakistan is exemplary in world relations.
Addressing the ceremony, Director Information Office of the State Council of China Jiang Jianguo said the future of Pakistan and China is joint and bright. He said President Xi Jinping gave vision of shared prosperity to the nations and China wants to include other countries in the process.
The ceremony is being attended by cabinet members, members of parliament and diplomats.