ISLAMABAD: Yao Jing, Ambassador of China said that Pakistan should make CPEC a part of its national strategy as it would contribute to its long-term economic development as well as the development of the whole region.
He was speaking as a Chief Guest at a seminar on CPEC: A Win-Win Project" jointly organized by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution. The Chinese envoy said that CPEC was a win-win project for Pakistan and China and it would further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
He said China considered Pakistan most reliable friend and wanted to see it economically developed as a strong Pakistan was good for China and for the region. He said amongst 6 corridors, CPEC was running smoothly and fast. He said China believed that CPEC would put Pakistan on the path of industrialization, jobs creation and regional connectivity. He said CPEC would also help Pakistan in overcoming energy problems and improving its economic growth through construction of good roads and railways network.