China has highly commended Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s remarks on the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor saying it is ready to work with Pakistan.

During his regular briefing in Beijing, Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said that China has noted Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s remarks on the CPEC and we highly commend that.

He said all efforts will be made to continue pursuing high-quality development of the corridor and build it into a model and demonstration project for Belt and Road cooperation between the two countries.

Zhao Lijian said, since its launching, the CPEC had made important contributions to Pakistan’s economic development and improvement of Pakistani people’s livelihood.