Lahore, September 30, 2017 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has conveyed good wishes to the Chinese leadership and public on 68th National Day of China. In his message, the chief minister said Pakistan is the first country of the world which recognized People’s Republic of China as an independent and sovereign country and friendship between both countries has become a matter of pride.
He said due to excellent economic policies and hard work China has become a big economy of the world and in a very short time China has emerged as a strong defence power and under the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping China is touching new heights of development and now China has become a role model for the whole world and its credit goes to the Chinese leadership.
The chief minister said Pakistan and China share similar views regarding international affairs, peace and mutual respect. He said new avenues of Pak-China friendship has opened during the PML-N government. He said Pak-China friendship has touched new heights due to CPEC and 60 billion dollar Chinese investment in Pakistan is proof of this strong friendship.
He said new period of development has started with the CPEC. He said one belt and one road vision of the Chinese president is the great vision of development and progress. He said opponents of CPEC should realize that this great project cannot be stopped and it will continue till completion. He said no power of the world can stop rapid speed of CPEC and this journey of development will continue.
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