Ambassador of China Yao Jing on Wednesday said in the back drop of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Sino-Pak relations are entering a new phase and both the neighbouring countries are working together for regional peace and stability.
He said this after inaugurating exhibition of painting and calligraphy held at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) to celebrate 70th anniversary of founding of Peoples’ Republic of China and 5th anniversary of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The Chinese ambassador was chief guest on the occasion while Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Rector NUML Major Gen (R) Muhammad Jaffar, Director General NUML Brig Muhammad Ibrahim, Director Confucius Institute, guests and large number of students attended the event.
Speaking on the occasion the ambassador said Sino-Pak excellent diplomatic friendly relations were entering into a new phase which was economic friendship.
Pakistan was the most reliable friend of China and both the countries would work together for regional peace and stability.
Chinese government was focusing at the gross level and offering scholarships for Pakistani students to study in China. He said NUML was playing pivotal role in promoting Chinese language and culture. Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed in his address said NUML and Pak-China relations were deeply connected with each other. NUML, which was initially NIML, is the premier language teaching institute and Chinese language was being taught here since decades.
He said 70,000 jobs were created through CPEC, Gwadar port and Thar coal project are the mega projects and Thar coal start generating electricity. He praised Chinese government for their poverty alleviation steps and bring millions of people out of poverty.