ISLAMABAD: A delegation of China-Pakistan Friendship Association, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Prime Minister Khan, welcoming the delegation, underscored the closeness and depth of Pakistan-China ties.
Underlining that CPEC is a transformational project, he invited the Chinese companies and investors to invest in diverse sectors in Pakistan.
The prime minister said CPEC, a flagship project of President Xi Jinping’s BRI, has been not only helping reinforce economic development of Pakistan but would also contribute to the regional prosperity. Its second phase will focus on industrialization, agriculture and socio-economic development, he added.
The ambassador underscored that Pakistan and China were All-Weather Strategic Co-operative Partners and their partnership was aimed at promoting peace, development and prosperity in the region. He emphasised that the special relationship between the two countries was reflected in expression of warmth by Chinese people towards Pakistan at every occasion.