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Prime Minister vows Beijing providing foolproof security arrangements for personnel working on CPEC projects in Pakistan

Friday, June 7, 2024

News Desk

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif during his five-day official China visit has assured his Chinese counterpart of providing security for Chinese working in Pakistan and sought to upgrade cooperation between China and Pakistan on billions dollar CPEC projects.

In his meeting with Chinese Premier Li Qiang, Prime Minister Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif held detailed discussions regarding the significance of Gwadar as an important pillar of CPEC and agreed to expedite the timely completion of all related infrastructure projects to transform Gwadar into a regional economic hub.

During the talks on Thursday and Friday, the two sides discussed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and noted that Pak-China strategic Partnership was marked by mutual trust, shared principles and strategic convergence.

Prime Minister Sharif during his visit also held sessions and engaged meetings with Chinese investors and entrepreneurs, and invite them for investment opportunities in Pakistan.

and facilitating the signing of numerous MoUs in sectors such as economy, green energy, textiles, and manufacturing.

The two leaders reaffirmed unwavering support for each other on core issues and expressed continued commitment and support for the high-quality development of CPEC.

Both the premiers stressed the timely completion of all ongoing projects with a special focus on industrial development, agriculture modernisation, Science & Technology and the development of Special Economic Zones for mutually beneficial and socio-economic development of Pakistan.

The delegation-level talks were followed by an MoU signing ceremony, witnessed by Prime Minister Shehbaz and Premier Qiang, where both signed 23 MoUs and agreements deepening cooperation in transport infrastructure, industry, energy, agriculture, media, health, water, socio-economic development and others of mutual interest.