CPEC glowing example of deepening Sino-Pak friendship, partnership: Zhao Shiren

  • Four-day CPEC Punjab Media Delegation Initiative kicked off

LAHORE: Chinese Consul General Lahore, Zhao Shiren said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the glowing example and hallmark of deepening China-Pakistan friendship and partnership.

“Being key component and signature project of the Belt and Road Initiative launched by China in 2013, CPEC has showcased China’s unswerving commitment to and unflinching support for development of Pakistan,” Zhao Shiren elaborated while commenting four-day “CPEC Punjab Media Delegation Initiative” kicked off in connection with ongoing series of activities to mark 10-year celebrations of CPEC in Pakistan.

The activity, to be last till August 4, is being organized in collaboration with Chinese Consulate Lahore and Institute of International Relations and Media Research (IIRMR). Visit to sites of different CPEC projects will be arranged including Lahore Orange Metro Train, Sahiwal Coal Power Plant, Faisalabad M-3 Industrial Park and Matari-Lahore Transmission Line while visit to Challenge Factory being run by Chinese enterprise will be also part of the programme.

“This year marks decade of development of the CPEC. Chinese Vice Premier He Lifeng, in the capacity of special representative of President Xi Jinping, paying official visit to Pakistan for the CPEC anniversary celebrations, which provides a new opportunity for both countries to further implement the important consensus reached between leaders of the two countries, and to continue building on past achievements and upgrade the development of the CPEC,” he added.

Institute of International Relations and Media Research (IIRMR) Chairman Muhammad Mehdi and President Yasir Habib Khan jointly said that CPEC 10-year Punjab Media Delegation” is a step to inculcate a sense about game-changing impact of CPEC projects that upgraded development dynamics in Punjab in letter and spirit, offering the people an exclusive insight how energy and transport infrastructure are making public life easier for all.

“CPEC 10-year Punjab Media Delegation will also unleash fresh outlook informing people how market and business dynamics make their awesome strides and how China-driven investment profile enthuses growth and development in the province of Punjab, a land that houses more than more than 100 million people,” they added

They said that being a part of swirl of CPEC’s 10 years celebrations underpinned by visit of Chinese Vice Premier He Lifeng, “CPEC Punjab 10-years Media Delegation” will let the world understand fresh depth of friendship between China and Pakistan which is beyond time and space.



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