Since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1951, Pakistan and China enjoy excellent relations in various fields. China is the closest friend which has always stood by Pakistan at difficult times. Pakistan highly values its ties with China that has extended consistent support to Pakistan on all core issues of national interest.
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We are highly grateful to China for its role in developing the defense industry of Pakistan as well as contributing to social and economic uplift of the country. Relations between the two timetested friends get further consolidated with the launch of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). CPEC is a transformational project having strategic and economic significance for both countries.
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The project will enhance connectivity not only between the two all-weather friends but also among countries of the region, particularly Afghanistan and Central Asia countries. It is a matter of great satisfaction that several infrastructure and energy projects, under CPEC, have been completed that will usher in new era of economic prosperity. I would like to congratulate the team of “Global Village Space” for taking this initiative to highlight the importance of CPEC.