‘BRI, CPEC added further impetus to Pak-China ties’


ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in Senate Senator Sherry Rehman has said that multi-sectoral cooperation between Pakistan and China is a manifestation of the fact that both the sides accord high importance to bilateral relations.

Talking to Acting Chinese Ambassador Zhao Lijian who called on her at the Parliament House on Friday, she said that the Belt Road Initiative (BRI) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have added further impetus to bilateral relations between the two sides.

On the occasion, the acting ambassador said that as many as 14 projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have been able to generate 70,000 employment opportunities for the young people in Pakistan while more projects were in the pipeline.