Islamabad, CPEC is a flagship project of Pakistan and China. This was said by SAPM on National Security, Dr. Moeed Yusuf while meeting China’s Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong on Thursday in his office. Both dignitaries discussed matters related to China Pakistan relationship. Speaking during the meeting, the SAPM said that the cordial relations between the two countries are setting a path of economic progress in the region. China and Pakistan are united at all fronts and both countries are working jointly for regional development. The SAPM discussed the Indian dossier. He added that India is trying to sabotage CPEC.But together Pakistan and China are ensuring that Indian attempts will fail.
Dr. Moeed Yusuf said that Pakistan is focusing on economic diplomacy and economic security. He mentioned that Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted an Economic Outreach Apex Committee for this purpose. SAPM mentioned that purpose of economic outreach is coordination among various relevant federal ministries, provincial departments and others and for achievement of targets The Chinese Ambassador said that Pakistan need to develop Special Economic Zones (SEZs) being set up under the transformative CPEC. Pakistan has special relations and comprehensive strategic partnership with China.
The SAPM underlined the need for China and Pakistan to constantly give message to the world that we stand united against all challenges. Both sides also agreed to increase collaboration among think tanks of their countries and to devise a plan for this purpose.