Lahore : A high-level delegation under the head of the Minister of Communist Party of China, Wang Yajun, called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here today.
Issues regarding bilateral relations, progress of CPEC projects and strengthening associations between Communist Party of China and PML (N) were conversed in the meeting.
The Minister Wang Yajun while praising the hard-work and phenomenal leadership of Shahbaz Sharif said that Punjab has attained major development goals in his tenure which are surprising as well as quite impressive.
He has taken concrete and striking measures for the economic and social development of the province. Due to the personal interest of the CM Punjab, many Chinese companies are working in Pakistan while few of them have invested in various projects of Punjab as we highly regard his exhilarating leadership.
Wang Yajun further said that he is very pleased to see the streets of the cities beautiful and clean which obviously is due to the best management of Shahbaz Sharif.
He said that China esteems its relations with Pakistan and due to CPEC both countries are cherishing perpetual friendship which is flourishing further.
Shahbaz Sharif has worked hard to complete the energy projects in a short span of time, benefit of which is reaching to the common people as load shedding is over in Pakistan.
He said that CPEC is flagship program of Belt and Road project which has led to a new era of construction and development in Pakistan also China will always go along with Pakistan in this journey of progress and prosperity. Some of the countries are opposing CPEC but it will be of no use for them and in fact they are losing their opportunities of progress.
Communist Party of China specifies its relationship with the Muslim League (N) and connection between the two parties is strengthened with time, he said further comforting that steps will be taken to reinforce the relations between the two parties.
Minister of Communist Party of China assured all possible cooperation regarding earliest completion of the OLMT.
He guaranteed that China will continue to cooperate in the development voyage of Pakistan.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif while talking to the Chinese Minister said that every passing day is witnessing stronger and strongest ties between Pakistan and China also CPEC has further boosted this relation due to which Pakistan is moving forward on the path of development and prosperity. Punjab government has set international record by completing energy projects in shortest time.
CM said that China’s President Xi Jiang will always be remembered as a scholar because he has stepped up China on the highway of progress and he is connecting different countries of the world under the vision of Belt and Road.
He said that he is grateful for the cooperation of China’s President, Axim Bank of China and NDRC who expressed confidence on Punjab government and continued to support the project despite of these hurdles.
Chinese delegation included senior officials of Communist Party of China and Chinese Consul General Long Ding bin.
Provincial Minister Malik Nadeem Kamran, Rana Mashhood Ahmed, Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Senior Leader PML (N) Khawaja Ahmad Hasaan, Chief Secretary, Chairman Planning and Development, Lord Mayor Lahore and concerned officials were also present on this occasion.