Pakistan-China agree to fast track CPEC Projects

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang has agreed on shared point of view that Pakistan-China all-weather strategic cooperative partnership must continue to serve the vital interests of the peoples of the two countries. The two leaders have agreed to enhance the momentum of exchanges to take bilateral cooperation to even higher levels. On a comprehensive telephonic conversation, it was marked by traditional warmth and cordiality, which is the hallmark of Pakistan-China relationship.  Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif thanked China for its firm support to Pakistan’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and national development and reaffirmed his government’s unwavering support to China on all issues of its core interest. The prime minister underscored the need for both sides to work together and enhance cooperation between the concerned agencies of the two countries to fully operationalize the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) at an early date.