Chinese top diplomat meets Gwadar delegation

GWADAR: Director-General of the Department of Asian Affairs of the Foreign Ministry Liu Jinsong has called on a delegation from Pakistan’s Gwadar region, headed by Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir, Vice Chancellor of University of Gwadar.
Liu welcomed the delegation and pointed out that China attaches great importance to the well-being and economic development of Balochistan and Gwadar region in Pakistan.
He said that the continuous investments has demonstrated that China’s friendly policy towards Pakistan is oriented towards all ethnic groups in Pakistan.
“The CPEC projects have benefited all regions, tribes and social strata of the country, and that the China-Pakistan Friendship and Cooperation have a very strong inclusiveness and universally beneficial nature.
The construction of the CPEC benefits every region in Pakistan, and there will be no exceptions.
All projects undertaken by China in various parts of Pakistan, including Gwadar Port, are based on the principles of extensive consultation, joint construction, and shared benefits, respecting Pakistan’s sovereignty and the wishes of the local people, and ultimately benefiting the grassroots population,” he added.
China will continue, he said, to enhance communication and cooperation with the Balochistan government, public institutions, think tanks, universities, media, and grassroots communities, promoting comprehensive cooperation in connectivity, trade and investment, people’s livelihood, and education, to make more local people feel the benefits and happiness brought by the high-quality development of the CPEC.
Liu noted that China requests Chinese nationals in Pakistan to abide by local laws, respect local customs, traditions, religions, and cultures, uphold justice while pursuing shared interests, create more job opportunities locally, and engage in more grassroots and charitable activities. –Agencies