ISLAMABAD: Chairman SEP/SPIC Chinese Group Mr. Wand Yundan called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif today.

Speaking at the occasion the Premier highlighted the relationship between the two countries as all-weather deep rooted friendship and said the two countries have always supported each other, with a spirit based on trust and honesty.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the relation between the countries has become strategic with the culmination of CPEC that is not merely a strategic agreement between Pakistan and China, but also successful completion of their 65 years of friendship. By working together, we can bring peace and stability in the region through economic development of our people, said the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif reiterated that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would not only serve as a "game-changer" for Pakistan, but a "fate-changer “for entire region by helping it rid of economic deprivation and attain peace and prosperity. The CPEC is a new concept of diplomacy based on shared goals of prosperity for Pakistan and the region, and a project to eliminate poverty, unemployment and underdevelopment, he added.

The chairman thanked the PM for a warm welcome and generous hospitality in Pakistan and highly appreciated the economic and financial policies of the government that have contributed towards the economic turnaround of the country. The chairman said that the resolve and commitment of the government to make CPEC a success is highly commendable.