CPEC gives new dimension to Pak-China partnership: Fatemi

Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had added a new dimension to Pakistan-China all weather partnership.

According to a press release on Wednesday, the SAPM who is currently on an official visit to China called on State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Beijing and discussed measures to enhance further collaboration between Pakistan and China on economic, commercial and political spheres.

During the meeting, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister fondly recalled the historic visit of President Xi Jinping to Pakistan last year. Fatemi and Yang also discussed a range of regional and multilateral issues of mutual interest.

Yang expressed continued support for Pakistan’s membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

The two countries will focus this year on greater cultural exchanges and deepen people-to-people contacts in the context of the 65 year celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Source: APP