China to participate in construction of energy pipelines

ISLAMABAD (PR): China was giving serious thought to its active participation in construction of China-Pakistan Railway and energy pipelines, said Prof. Gao Jianlong,, a senior official of the Chinese government, says a press release received here.

While speaking at media seminar held here Thursday, he said there has been rapid growth in Sino-Pak economic partnership in the recent years and hoped China’s participation will be much more in socio-economic development of Pakistan in the coming years. The weeklong seminar, organized by the China’s State Council Information office was being participated by media persons from nine neighbouring countries.

The government and the people of China, Prof. Gao said wish to see a strong and prosperous Pakistan. China, he said is prepared for construction of second line from Aksu to Kashgar and the Railway from Ruoqiang to Hotan.

He further said China was pushing forward its all-round partnership with its neighbouring countries including Pakistan. About Xinjiang Autonomous Region’s trade and economic ties with Pakistan, he said it was going well and meeting the common needs of their people.

He hoped that the construction of new Silk Road will give a big boost to China’s relations with South Asia, Middle East and Central Asian Countries. He also referred to Pak-China economic corridor project, and said it would open avenues bilateral cooperation between the countries in economic, cultural and social fields.

 

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