CPEC to open new chapter of cooperation: President Xi
Chinese President says strengthening of cooperation with Pakistan is part of the economic agenda of China
Delegation level talks between Pakistan and China held in Islamabad.
Pakistani delegation led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while Chinese President his country's delegation at the talks.
The two sides explored ways and means to further strenthen their bilateral relations besides exchange of views on important regional and global issues.
In his remarks, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan is fully resolved to deepen its relations further with China.
He said China is our trusted and best friend.
Mian Nawaz Sharif said people of Pakistan were anxiously waiting for the visit of the Chinese President.
He said we warmly welcome a great leader from our great friend.
He also welcomed the first lady of China who is accompanying the President Xi Jinping.
The Chinese President said promotion of Pak-China relations is our joint heritage and our bright future. He said strengthening of cooperation with Pakistan is part of the economic agenda of China.
He expressed the confidence that implementation of the Economic Corridor project would open a new chapter of cooperation between the two countries.
The Chinese President said he chose Pakistan as the first country for visit abroad during current year.
He thanked Pakistan for providing assistance in evacuation of stranded Chinese nationals in Yemen.
After the talks, the two sides are expected to sign a number of agreements and MoUs for cooperation in different fields.