ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said that China and Pakistan shared the vision of a peaceful neighbourhood for development and progress of the two nations.
Talking to visiting Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou who called on him along with his delegation in Islamabad, the PM has reiterated resolve to further strengthen Pakistan-China strategic cooperation.
He expressed satisfaction over the close cooperation between Pakistan and China on all issues of bilateral importance including high level interactions, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), trade, security and situation in the region and Afghanistan.
The prime minister emphasized the need to further intensify cooperation on all CPEC projects relating to human development and livelihood, education and health to ensure trickle down benefit to the common man.
He noted that CPEC energy and infrastructure projects were progressing smoothly and achieving timely attainment.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that China was Pakistan’s iron brother and thanked the assistant foreign minister for the message from the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.