Pak, China friendship moving forward speedily: Shahbaz
LAHORE—A delegation of journalists belonging to Chinese electronic and print media called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here Thursday.
The Chief Minister congratulated Chinese government, leadership, people and journalists on 95th anniversary of Com- munist Party of China. Speaking on the occasion Shahbaz Sharif said that Pakistan and China are bound in everlasting relations of friendship. He said that the relations between Communist Party of China and Pakistan Muslim League-N are strengthening. China has made rapid progress due to great Chinese leadership, he added. He said that Chinese leadership has implemented its vision and made the country developed and prospers that is why China has become a second economic force of the world. He said that Chinese leadership and people have achieved a commendable place in the world through untiring hard work, struggle and uniqueness and today’s world cannot even think to live without China.
The Chief Minister said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has set a new direction by giving a vision of one ballot one road and this is the vision of development, prosperity, peace, accommodation, tolerance and brotherhood.
He said that China has made great achievements through unprecedented struggle, which is role model for the entire world. Referring to China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Shahbaz Sharif said that CPEC is a great gift by Chinese leadership and people and exemplary partnership has been made between China and Pakistan through CPEC which is moving forward speedily with every coming day. He said that CPEC will not only change the course of history of Pakistan but the entire region and generations of Pakistan and China will not only benefit from CPEC but a huge population of the region will be benefited.
He said that goal of China and Pakistan is common. Chinese journalists congratulated Chief Minister on recovery of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Spokesman Punjab government Zaeem Hussain Qadri, Vice Chairman Overseas Pakistanis Commission Punjab Khalid Shaheen Butt, Inspector General Police, Managing Director Mass Transit Authority, Chairman Planning and Development, prominent anchor persons, columnists, journalists and officials of Pakistan were present on this occasion.
LAHORE:Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif with the Chinese journalists on Thursday.