PM visit to China will help promote relations: Zaidong

Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan Jiang Zaidong says the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to China will become another a milestone in the development of China-Pakistan relations.

In an interview with APP, the Ambassador said the leaders of both countries will have an in-depth exchange of views on bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest.

He said China stands ready to work with Pakistan through this visit to make greater progress in our all-weather strategic cooperative partnership.

The Ambassador said the landmark BRI project brought a total of 25.4 billion dollars in direct investment, 236,000 jobs, 510km of highways, more than 8000 megawatts of electricity and 886km of core transmission network.

Under the second phase of CPEC, he said both countries would implement the important consensus reached by their leaders including upgradation of ML-1, the Gwadar Port and realignment of Karakoram Highway Phase II.

Moreover, the two countries will strengthen cooperation in industry, agricul
ture, mining, new energy, information technology and other fields based on local conditions and further negotiate and promote trade liberalization.

Source: Radio Pakistan