Chinese envoy meets Nawaz Sharif, hopes CPEC projects will see the light of day

LAHORE: Chinese envoy Yao Jing met with the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and hoped that all the projects relating to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be executed smoothly.

During the meeting held on Saturday, he said CPEC has laid a strong foundation in carrying out their decades’ old socio-economic partnership that meant to improve living conditions of the people.

Yao Jing appreciated Nawaz Sharif’s support and commitment to promoting Sino-Pak friendship and said that two countries have come more closer to each other to promote their common aspirations of the people of two countries.

Nawaz Sharif thanked the newly appointed ambassador to Pakistan and hoped that his positive role will further contribute to the development of the socio-economic partnership, particularly in the context of CPEC.

He particularly lauded that partnership of two countries in the field of counter-terrorism.

Nawaz Sharif lauded China’s support and appreciation for the measures taken by the Pakistani civil and military leadership in combating terrorism. It is a matter of greater satisfaction that China fully acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices and contribution in this connection, he added.

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