Strong relations with China a cornerstone: Nawaz Sharif

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Islamabad, Feb 13: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday stressed, strong relations with China were the cornerstone of Pakistan's foreign policy.

Speaking to the Chinese foreign minister in Islamabad, Sharif expressed his resolve to further deepen and diversify relations with China.

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Sharif said implementation of the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor project would lead to a new era of progress and development not only in Pakistan but the entire region. He said the project would also promote trade and enhance regional affinity.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Pakistan on Friday for a two-day visit to hold bilateral talks, promote economic and trade cooperation and discuss the regional situation with the Pakistani leadership.

Pakistan and China also reiterated their resolve to give new boost to their existing ties and further deepen their cooperation in various sectors for the benefit of both countries.


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