Lahore : Hamza Shahbaz MNA has said that strong system and continuity of policies is necessary for ensuring genuine development. He said that leaders come and go but the democratic system should run successfully. He said that China is a living example of success in the construction of nations which gave successful foreign policy after becoming economic power with good planning and best homework.
He expressed these views while talking to a high-level delegation which met him under the leadership of Vice Minister International Department China, Zheng Xiaosong at PML-N Secretariat Model Town, here today.
Hamza Shahbaz said that Chinese partnership with Pakistan in CPEC project is a historic step and Pakistan especially Punjab government will include its best planning in its projects. He said that we are proud of Pak-China friendship which is bearing fruit in the shape of development of Pakistan. He told the delegation that a large scale exercise has been carried out to enforce local bodies system recently in Punjab which will result in resolution of problems of the people at basic level.
Referring to Pak-China friendship, Hamza Shahbaz said that with the passage of time, two good friends now have become good brothers and every Pakistani is proud of this friendship. He said that Chief Minister Punjab is impressed by the success of Chinese system and desires to see such an active and developed system here for which a number of projects are being implemented.
Speaking on the occasion, head of Chinese delegation, Zheng Xiaosong appreciated the performance of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. Referring to the meetings held in Beijing, he appreciated the progress of Punjab and expected an active role by Hamza Shahbaz in the politics of Pakistan especially Punjab in future.
Giving briefing regarding political system of China, he said that multiparty system did not succeed in China and strong accountability is held within the government party besides working of public representatives is strictly monitored.
At the end of the meeting, Hamza Shahbaz presented paintings of Royal Fort Lahore as gift to the distinguished guest. Provincial Ministers Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman and Kh. Imran Nazir, President PML-N Lahore Pervaiz Malik MNA, Lord Mayor Lahore Colonel ® Mubashir Javed, Mary Gul MPA and Secretary Information of PML-N Imran Goraya were also present on the occasion while Consul Generals of China, including Yu Boren were also present on the occasion.
The meeting was held in a very pleasant environment. Chinese delegation appreciated the vision and performance of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and expressed excellent performance of Hamza Shahbaz in the politics. Later, talking to the media, Hamza Shehbaz said that coming generations will also remember Pak-China friendship. He said that China has supported Pakistan in every difficult time.
Replying to a question, Hamza Shahbaz said that the nation is demanding resolution of its problems. He expressed the hope that PML-N will succeed under the leadership of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in general elections of 2018. He said that due to our successful policies, load shedding and terrorism are being eliminated. Hamza Shahbaz said that today’s meeting was held in connection with political system and working of political parties of both the countries.