China appreciates Pak's efforts for realisation of CPEC

| Updated: Mar 17, 2017 22:24 IST

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Mar. 17 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in his meeting with Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday appreciated Islamabad's efforts for realization of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC). "The minister expressed complete understanding of challenges faced by Pakistan, its geo-political relevance and contributions towards regional peace and stability. He said that China appreciates Pakistan's efforts to maintain good relationships with its neighbors including India and Afghanistan despite challenges," said a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The statement added that Wang thanked Pakistan for time tested support to China on core issues as well as appreciated its efforts for realization of the CPEC as part of One Belt One Road (OBOR). He also reiterated the Chinese full spectrum support to Pakistan. The Army Chief, who is presently in Beijing on a three-day official visit, on his part thanked the minister and China on their acknowledgements and support. "He said that Pakistan greatly values its strong friendship with China and looks forward to carry on with same zeal. COAS thanked the minister for Chinese diplomatic support to Pakistan on core issues," the statement said. (ANI)

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