Pakistan committed to completing CPEC, supports China on core issues: Islamabad

September 29, 2018 01:04 PM

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani said on Friday that Pakistan is committed to completing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will support China over issues of its core interests.

The Senate chairman made the remarks during a funcition held in Islamabad, adding that Pakistan values relations with China as the bilateral relationship is the corner stone of Pakistan's foreign policies, Xinhua reported.

"Political transition in Pakistan will not affect Pakistan's China policy and the new government will continue working closely with China to achieve our bilateral objections," Sanjrani said at the Chinese embassy in Islamabad.

The Senate chairman said the Pakistani people appreciate China's support over Pakistan's core issues of national security and vowed his country will continue to stick to the one-China policy and support China on issues of its core interests.

He also hailed China as a model of economic growth to the low income countries in Asia, Africa and South America, adding that Pakistan appreciates and supports the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and vision of shared prosperity and win-win cooperation.

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