LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the historic package of Chinese investment of 32 billion rupees would be the starting point of new era of progress and development of the country.
Addressing to a ceremony hosted in the honor of Chinese ambassador Sun Weidong, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that the Chinese investment would strengthened the economy as well as the create thousands job opportunities.
CM Shahbaz presented a gift of Lahore’s key to Chinese Ambassador on his services of enhancement of cooperation between both countries.
Shahbaz Sharif lauding the China support for Pakistan during the crisis in past said that government would bring out the country from darkness towards lights with the cooperation of China.
He said that current visit to China was the most success full visit of political career because we succeeded to get 32 billion investment package for 7 years, adding that the Chinese leadership has won the hearts of Pakistanis by announcing the construction of Economic corridors, and other energy projects and infrastructure.
Later the Chinese ambassador Sun Weidong appreciating the efforts of Shahbaz Sharif said that China is ready to enhance cooperation for making Pakistan Asian Tiger.
Meanwhile CM arranged lunch in honour of Chinese guest. Speaker provincial assembly, ex federal minister Shaukat Tareen, provincial ministers, Chief Secretary, Inspector General Police, Secretaries and other officials along with industrialists and columnists were present on the occasion.