LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping and the people for enshrining president’s name and political thought into the constitution of the Communist Party of China.

According to a handout, he said ideology of the Chinese President is based on larger public interest and high human values.

“The enshrinement of his name and ideology into the constitution of the Communist Party is proof of fullest confidence in his leadership as due to his political wisdom, China has tremendously progressed. The Chinese President has paved the way for a secure future through the historical initiative of ‘belt and road’ and this step is giving new dimensions to the development strategy,” he added.

This vision will ensure lasting peace, stability and economic prosperity in the region, he said, adding that it is a historic step to win hearts and minds of the people by including them in the journey of economic development. This wonderful initiative is also an effective measure to overcome the menace of terrorism and extremism by empowering the people. Marvelous support of economic-globalization by Chinese President Xi Jinping is based on strong contacts with the people, concluded the Chief Minister