RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: China on Friday expressed satisfaction on the arrangements for the security of multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.
In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong held a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Friday.
Mr Sun Weidong, Chinese Ambassador met #COAS at GHQ. The Ambassador conveyed China’s satisfaction on security arrangements for #CPEC. pic.twitter.com/rfwfzxEiU1
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) January 13, 2017
During the meeting, the two dignitaries discussed matters of mutual interest including regional security.
The Chinese envoy acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s efforts in combating terrorism and militancy.
The CPEC consists of a 3,000 kilometers network of roads, railways and oil and gas pipelines from Kashgar City in north-western China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to Pakistan’s southern Gwadar port.