Belt and Road Initiative to change world's landscape: Pakistani FM

Source: Xinhua| 2018-02-26 19:33:11|Editor: Xiang Bo
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ISLAMABAD, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Monday that the Belt and Road Initiative is an extraordinary venture, which will change the landscape of the world through its development agenda and win-win cooperation.

The minister made the remarks during a photo exhibition on the Chinese New Year in the ministry and said that the initiative signals the hope and spirit of South-South Cooperation.

Asif said the visionary concept of the initiative is a harbinger of shared dreams, common prosperity and win-win cooperation among the people of the world.

"The Belt and Road Initiative is the most significant transformative initiative in recent human history," said Asif, adding that "through a focus on the connectivity of infrastructure including roads, rail links, sea routes, ports, connectivity of policy, trade and finance, we are observing a phenomenon."

The minister was also satisfied over the practical implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative in Pakistan through its pivotal project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

"CPEC is making excellent progress and is rapidly transforming the infrastructure and energy landscape of the country,"said the minister, hoping that CPEC will further strengthen the relations between Pakistan and China for the prosperity of the region.

KEY WORDS: Belt and Road