Pakistan, China committed to complete 2nd phase of CPEC at earliest: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, September 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the leadership of Pakistan and China is committed to complete all projects in the second phase of CPEC at the earliest. Talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, who paid a farewell call on him in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said this understanding came at his meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during visit to Moscow.

The Minister said the long-lasting friendship of Pakistan and China has become an example in the world. Lauding the services of Yao Jing to strengthen relationship between Pakistan and China, he expressed hope that the new Chinese Ambassador will continue work with the same commitment. He congratulated the Chinese Ambassador for receiving Hilal-e-Pakistan Award in recognition of his services. The Chinese Ambassador thanked the Foreign Minister for his cooperation during his stay in Pakistan.

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