Pak-China friendship a bright example of peace, mutual love: CM Askari


LAHORE: Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi on Tuesday said that Pak-China friendship was a bright example of peace, mutual love, cooperation and sentiments of affections.

Speaking during a meeting with Acting Consul General of China in Lahore Wang Daxue, who called on him, he said that the friendship had fulfilled every test of time. “In fact, China is a trustworthy friend of Pakistan and Chinese leadership has always cooperated with the country during difficult times.”

He said that Pakistan-China friendship had transformed into immortal relations and the country was proud of it. The interim chief minister also said that China was a valuable asset for every Pakistani as it had always stood like a solid rock on political and diplomatic fronts with Pakistan.

“Both Pakistan and China have a unanimous stance over various regional and international issues,” he added.

He said that CPEC had given new dimensions to the friendship between the two countries and it had raised the bilateral relations to new heights. “CPEC is the program of extraordinary development and progress which has altogether changed the economic-game of the region,” said CM Askari, adding that Xi Jinping had given a wonderful vision of one belt-one road to interlink different regions.

The Chinese envoy, at the occasion, said that Pakistan-China friendship and bilateral economic cooperation was growing with the passage of time and China was standing beside Pakistan in its journey of progress and prosperity.