BEIJING: Building a strong socio-economic partnership with Pakistan is China’s dream, aiming at ensuring a better future for the people of the two countries and the region as a whole, reports Chinese media on Tuesday.

China is looking forward for early completion of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), constructing a 3,000-km communication link, comprising roads, railways and energy infrastructure, between the ports of Gwadar in Pakistan and Kashgar in Xinjiang.

The CPEC that is a major and pilot project of Belt and Road initiative, proposed by President Xi in 2013 has set strong foundation of fast-growing relationship in the socio-economic field.

Besides this, China is committed to working with other relevant countries as well through an extensive intercontinental trade and infrastructure network. The results have exceeded many’s expectations as the initiative has now over 100 participants and advocates.

Since 2013, over 30 countries have inked agreements with China on the initiative and more than 20 countries along the routes have conducted industrial cooperation with China.

China is confident that economic progress will benefit its neighboring countries particularly Pakistan under CPEC. Through decades of hard work, China, now the world’s second-largest economy, is aiming to reach its two centenary goals — doubling the 2010 GDP and per-capitaL income of urban and rural residents and completing the building of a moderately prosperous society by 2020; and building a modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced and harmonious by the middle of this century.

Never have the Chinese people been so close to realizing their dreams than today. For years, the country has seen its people’s average income increase faster than economic growth. Reforms in areas concerning people’s interests and social justice, such as college entrance exams, household registration, social security and price formation, have had great effect. But there is still room for improvement.

“In the meantime, China is also passing on its dream through its proactive engagement in global governance. China launched institutions such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and BRICS New Development Bank; China also takes part in setting rules on the Internet, anti-corruption and climate change. More notably, the recent G20 summit — held in Hangzhou, China, in September — placed development issues on a prominent position within the global micro-policy framework and formulated an action plan on implementing the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

“China is now a participant, supporter and constructor of the international system,” Ni said. A peaceful and prosperous country as well as a happy and stable society is not just part of the Chinese dream, but a common aspiration of the world. In a way the Chinese dream is not just about China, but represents the common value and ideals of all human beings.