ISLAMABAD: National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt General (r) Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was key to regional prosperity and to sustainable peace in the region.
He was talking to One Belt One Road Center, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Deputy General Secretary Xu Wenhong, who called on him.
Besides the prospects of One Belt One Road initiatives, the overall regional security situation was discussed.
The NSA said that Pakistan and China shared a very special and close relationship and Pakistan regarded China as the most reliable friend and partner.
Xu Wenhong expressed his satisfaction over the growing mutual cooperation and said China was ever willing to move forward for mutual prosperity and bilateral cooperation.
Both sides discussed different aspects regarding CPEC.
The NSA said that Pakistan believed that building of economic corridor was conducive to promoting connectivity and shared prosperity of the entire region.
The two sides expressed support for constructive efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The NSA said that Pakistan believed in cooperative relations with all its neighbours on the basis of mutual respect and peaceful coexistence.