ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The National Security Adviser Lt. General (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua on Monday said Pakistan and China shared very special and close relationship, and Islamabad regarded Beijing as its most reliable friend and a partner.
In a meeting with the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing in Islamabad during which matters pertaining to bilateral relationship and different aspects regarding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) came under discussion, the adviser apprised the ambassador about Pakistan’s efforts to forge cooperative relations with all its neighbors on the basis of mutual respect and peaceful coexistence.
During the meeting, the two sides expressed support for constructive efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Nasser Janjua assured that on CPEC they had a greater national consensus and every Pakistani was committed to the multi-billion dollar project.
“CPEC is key to regional prosperity and to sustainable peace in the region,” he added.
The Chinese envoy also expressed his satisfaction over the growing mutual cooperation, and said that the Chinese government had every confidence in the leadership and people of Pakistan, and was ever willing to move forward for mutual prosperity and bilateral cooperation.
The ambassador said China believed that building of economic corridor was conducive for promoting connectivity and shared prosperity of the entire region.