ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): Adviser to the Prime Minister on
Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Sunday said as political links between China and Pakistan were ever strong, the growing economic ties were now galloping under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Addressing a ceremony featuring the Pakistan China Joint
Cultural Performance to celebrate the 65th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Adviser said China was now Pakistan’s largest trading partner with $18 billion as two way trade.

“A question people generally ask is what makes this
relationship special. The answer is simple: Absolute mutual trust. The people of our two countries rejoice in each other’s achievements and feel as one during sorrows. Both countries firmly believe in the principles of sovereign equality and non interference,” he remarked.