China's Support To Bring Prosperity To Pakistan : Asad Umar
Sumaira FH 2 days ago Tue 16th April 2019 | 10:50 PM
Finance Minister, Asad Umar has said that China is a reliable friend and her support is essential for the social and economic development of Pakistan
Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online - 16th April, 2019) Finance Minister, Asad Umar has said that China is a reliable friend and her support is essential for the social and economic development of Pakistan.He said this while talking to Ambassador of People's Republic of China, Yao Jing, who called on him, here on Tuesday .
Both sides exchanged views on matters of bilateral importance and emphasized the need for further enhancing and expanding bilateral cooperation.The minister briefed the envoy about the measures taken by the government for creating enabling environment for foreign investment.He said that the Chinese businessmen and investors would also benefit from the current environment by making investment in various sectors, particularly agriculture, housing, health, education and energy.
The meeting discussed the ongoing projects being built under the umbrella of CPEC.
Yao Jing reiterated his country's commitment to timely complete the projects. He expressed the hope that CPEC would bring social and economic prosperity to both countries. Appreciating the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Ambassador said that the Chinesebusinessmen's confidence has enhanced due to the economic policies ofPakistan.The forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China also came under discussion.
Both the sides expressed the hope that the visit would further boost strategic, economic and industrial relations between the two neighbours.