Chinese envoy assures road network support
SUKKUR—Acting Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Zhao Lijian on Friday reassured that his country will continue to support Pakistan for expansion of motorway network across the country.
“We have provided soft-loan for Multan-Sukkur motorway” he said while speaking here at the foundation lying ceremony, addressed by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
He said his government attaches
high priority to up-gradation of Karakorum Highway and expansion of Motorway.
All necessary support will be available for this purpose; he said adding China-Pakistan economic corridor has opened numerous opportunities for socio-economic uplift of Pakistan.
This, he said provides equal opportunities to parts of the country. He congratulated the government and the people of Pakistan for their rapid development, particularly in the field of energy and infrastructure.
Zhao Lijian further said that the Chinese companies were doing their best in timely completion of the projects, under CPEC. The Chinese companies enjoy excellent reputation for high quality work in road construction worldwide.—INP