Pak-China Friendship Center; Icon of evergreen relationship

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Muhammad Arshad

The Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Thursday, said that Pak-China relations had no parallel in international relations. Based on shared geopolitical, economic, historical and strategic interests, Pak-China relations have always stood the test of time.
Talking to a seven – member delegation led by Member of the Central Committee of Communist Party of China and Party Secretary of Jiangxi Province LU Xinshe here, he highlighted that Sino-Pak relationship is based on the firm foundations of mutual respect, trust, peaceful co-existence and brotherly neighborhood. We have firmly stood by each other in every thick and thin and it is thus that this friendship has passed from one generation to the other. Ambassador of China in Pakistan Mr. Sun Weidong was also present in the meeting.
The Speaker outlined that Pak-China strategic partnership is highly essential for peace and development in the region and beyond. Referring to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as game-changer project for the regional development, he remarked that the realization of CPEC is manifestation of shared dream of unprecedented prosperity for our Region.
He said that relations with China is bedrock of Pakistan’s foreign policy and further added that Pakistan and China are committed to an all-encompassing and enduring partnership to support each other at international and regional forums.
Mr. LU Xinshe, termed Pakistan and China as “All Weather Strategic Partners” and asserted that Pakistan has an unrivaled importance in China’s strategic calculations.