ISLAMABAD (APP) Chairman Pakistan China Institute (PCI) Mushahid Hussain Sayed lauding the great strides China has made in the past six decades says China has achieved a historic accomplishment by lifting millions of people out of poverty and emerged as global model of development. Mushahid Hussain in his special message congratulated China on the 62nd anniversary of the Peoples Republic China, saying China had attained eye-catching development since it adopted the policy of reform and opening-up, and provided enormous opportunities for other countries in the world from Asia to Africa and from Europe to Latin America, including its time tested friend Pakistan. Todays China is a major global political and economic player that has achieved outstanding growth rates in the last few decades, lifting over half a billion people out of extreme poverty, he added. In the last 30 years, China has undergone an extraordinary economic transformation, lifting millions of people out of poverty. This is truly a historic accomplishment, he said. He noted that marvellous development of China in science and technology, economic and trade, global politics and diplomacy are praise worthy. He congratulated the Chinese people on their National Day saying that the Chinese people had made magnificent achievements in all fields.