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CPEC will turn this region into a hub of int’l trade: Chinese envoy

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, December 08, 2020 (WNP/DL): China’s ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong on Tuesday called on Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and discussed matters related to CPEC and mutual interest.

Speaking during the meeting, he said the friendly relations between the two countries would set a path of economic and social progress in the region.

“We are proud of our friendly relations with China and the exchange of delegations at a parliamentary level will further help in improving political and economic relations between the two countries,” he said.

Sadiq Sanjrani termed CPEC as the joint vision of both the countries for regional progress and said the multi-billion-dollar project would bring prosperity and development in the Balochistan province.

The ambassador while acknowledging the views of the Senate chairman said Pakistan is an important country for China and both countries are working jointly for regional development.

“CPEC will turn this region into a hub of international trade,” he said.

It is pertinent to mention here that China on November 20, lauded the contributions made by Pakistan for countering terrorism besides also vowing to foil any attempts to sabotage a multi-billion project between the two countries-China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

A spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lijian Zhao took to Twitter to express support for Pakistan saying that China appreciates the positive contribution made by the country to the international counter-terrorism cause.

The spokesman said the country firmly supports Pakistan in cracking down on terrorist forces. He further rejected conspiracies against the CPEC and said “attempts that aim to sabotage CPEC are doomed to fail”.

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