STRONGER TIES WITH CHINA CORNERSTONE OF PAKISTAN FOREIGN POLICY, SAYS IMRAN KHAN

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said strengthening the all-weather Pakistan-China strategic cooperative partnership was the cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy, reported Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).

Chairing a high level meeting at the PM Office here, he said that early implementation of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects would help realise the true potential of Pakistan-China economic relations for the benefit of not only the two countries, but the entire region.

Several ministers also attended the meeting including Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

The meeting discussed Imran Khan’s forthcoming visit to China and the projects falling under CPEC.

Imran Khan said the CPEC was a great opportunity to learn from the Chinese experience especially in social sector, agriculture and other areas.

He said that the agricultural output of the country, considered as the backbone of economy, could be enhanced manifold by learning from the Chinese expertise and employing latest technologies and efficient methods.

The prime minister emphasised the need to focus on early establishment of Special Economic Zones in various parts of the country, which would help the local industry to grow through industrialisation, besides creating huge employment opportunities for the youth.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK