China, Pakistan reaffirm to ensure high-quality development of CPEC

 China, Pakistan reaffirm to ensure high-quality development of CPEC

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, speaking virtually with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, said Pakistan is committed to high-quality CPEC development and looks forward to fast-tracking key projects and accelerating industrial relocation to Pakistan, particularly in CPEC Special Economic Zones. He also recognised CPEC’s transformative role in Pakistan’s infrastructure, energy, industrialisation, socio-economic development, and livelihood. In condemning the tragic tragedy at Karachi University’s Confucius Institute, the Foreign Minister emphasised Pakistan’s unwavering resolve to apprehend and prosecute the offenders.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Wednesday vowed to add new momentum to ties with China and promised better security for Chinese living in Pakistan.

In a virtual meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Foreign Office said, Mr Bhutto-Zardari “underscored his determination to inject fresh momentum in the bilateral strategic cooperative partnership and add new avenues to practical cooperation”.

While condemning the terrorist attack in Karachi University in which three Chinese teachers lost their lives the foreign minister underlined Pakistan’s firm resolve to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

The two foreign ministers also discussed regional and global issues of mutual interest.

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