PM praises Chinese leadership for supporting Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 9 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday appreciated the support extended to Pakistan by the Chinese leadership.
Talking to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who called on the him, the Prime Minister said that the Chinese leadership played a key role in laying the foundations of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

“Pakistani nation is grateful to Chinese leadership for taking the relationship on the highest level. We thank Chinese leadership for supporting Pakistan in our energy and infrastructure sector,” he added.

The Chinese Foreign Minister said that China and Pakistan  shared the same destiny.
The CPEC was the largest comprehensive project with any foreign country, he said, adding Pakistan and China were partners in this comprehensive cooperation.

He said implementation of CPEC projects was in full swing and it would bring a great change in the region.  The Chinese foreign minister said that Pakistan had played an important role in the Heart of Asia conference.

“We appreciate the leadership of Prime Minister of Pakistan in leading the war against extremism and terrorism,” he added.