Pak-China relationship attained new heights after CPEC: PM Abbasi

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News Desk August 14, 2017
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Mr. Wang Yang, the Vice-Premier of the State Council of People’s Republic of China after unveiling the plaque for the inauguration of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) energy and infrastructure projects at PM House, Islamabad on August 13, 2017. PHOTO: PID

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday affirmed Pakistan-China relationship to have attained new heights after CPEC initiative, Radio Pakistan reported.

In a meeting with Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang in Islamabad, Abbasi stressed the relationship between the two countries was time-tested, adding that "Pakistan and China are all weather friends and strategic partners." Stressing the importance of CPEC, Abbasi said it is a game changer for the region and beyond.

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The Chinese Vice-Premiere, who was the chief guest at the flag hosting ceremony at Convention Centre in Islamabad, said his visit demonstrated the close strategic ties between the two countries and China's support for Pakistan.

Wang Yang congratulated the Prime Minister and stressed that his visit demonstrates the close strategic relations between the two countries and China's strong support for Pakistan.

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Expressing satisfaction at the progress of CPEC projects, two leaders agreed to further cooperation after discussing bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest.

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