CM lauds Chinese leadership for singing agreements

BEIJING , April 22 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif on Friday said that agreements signed between China and the Punjab like Taunsa Barrage and Lahore Mass Transit System would not be possible without the personal interest of Chinese leadership.He was addressing a road show arranged by Punjab Trade Investment Forum in Beijing, says a handout. Chinese traders and industrialists, senior officials of policy-making institutions related to infrastructure, livestock, energy, transport and finance were present in large numbers on the occasion.
The Chinese investors present at the function evinced keen interest in the joint ventures of public welfare. Miao Jang Shu of China Council for International Investment Promotion and Pakistani Ambassador to China, Masood Khan also spoke on the occasion.
The Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif called upon the Chinese investors to come forward and take Pak-China friendship even higher and stronger than the Himalayas through their practical cooperation.

He said that Pakistani people wanted the Chinese cooperation with Pakistan to be increased at the same pace at which China had progressed. Earlier, Chairman Planning & Development Javed Aslam and Secretary Communications Azam Salman gave a briefing about Rawalpindi and Lahore Ring Road and other projects.