LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said Chinese President's vision of "One Belt, One Road" is the vision of peace, development and prosperity of Asia.

He was talking to a Chinese delegation headed by Deputy Governor Wang Heshan of Chinese Province Ningxia, which called on him here on Monday. Shahbaz said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project will benefit entire region besides creating thousands of job opportunities.

He said, "CPEC is a great gift of China for the people of Pakistan. The mega project will usher in a new era of progress and prosperity."

The meeting also agreed to promote cooperation between Punjab government and the Chinese Province Ningxia in agriculture, industry, education, health and tourism sectors.

Speaking on the occasion, Wang Heshan said the Chinese Province will enhance cooperation with Punjab government in diverse fields including agriculture, health and education.