BRI proves to be major source of development: PM

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APP22-05 ISLAMABAD: June 05 - Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Pakistan Yao Jing called on Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd.) Nasir-ul-Mulk at the Prime Minister Office. APP

ISLAMABAD, June 5 (APP):Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk Tuesday said Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) would prove to be a major source of development for the people of this region and further cement strong ties between Pakistan and China.
He appreciated the visionary leadership of President Xi Jinping, particularly the BRI, PM office media wing said in a press release.
The caretaker prime minister was talking to ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Pakistan Yao Jing who called on him at the Prime Minister’s Office.
The Chinese ambassador conveyed good wishes on behalf of the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on assuming the Office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
The prime minister thanked the Chinese ambassador and conveyed good wishes to Chinese president Xi Jinping and premier Li Keqiang and the people of China on behalf of the people and government of Pakistan.
The Chinese ambassador reiterated the strong brotherly relations between Pakistan and China and said China stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Pakistan on matters of mutual interests and international issues.