Zardari is founder of CPEC, says Chinese envoy

By: News Desk      Published: 11:45 PM, 10 Sep, 2020
Zardari is founder of CPEC, says Chinese envoy

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing called on the former president Asif Ali Zardari at Zardari House Islamabad on Thursday.

Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, Senator Sherry Rehman and Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla were also present during the meeting.

The Chinese Ambassador enquired about the health of the former president and invited him to China for his treatment. During the meeting, the Ambassador declared Asif Ali Zardari as the founder of CPEC and said that the relations between the PPP and China ago back a long way. He also said that China totally supports Pakistani stance on Kashmir.

President Zardari said that China is a trusted friend of Pakistan and Pakistani people take pride in this friendship. He said that both China and Pakistan suffered great human and financial losses due to Covid-19. Both the leaders discussed international and regional issues, as well as matters of mutual interest.