RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Member of the Political Bureau of China’s Communist Party Zhang Chunxian has said that the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is equally beneficial for people of two friendly countries.
His remarks came when he met the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at the army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday and discussed matters of mutual interest, regional stability and measures to enhance bilateral defence and security collaboration.
During the meeting, Zhang Chunxian underlined the importance of CPEC, saying that the project will have high significance and long-term impact on the region.
Zhang Chunxian also acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts towards fighting terrorism and appreciated the successes achieved in the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb.
In his remarks, General Raheel Sharif reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to ensure secure environment for timely completion and subsequent management of CPEC in the best interest of prosperous region.