Chinese consul general calls on CM Punjab, wishes him happy birthday


LAHORE: Sep 23 (TNS): Chinese Consul General Long Ding Bin called on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday before his departure for London and congratulated him on the occasion of his birthday.

During the meeting, matters pertaining to mutual interest, improvement in Pak-China relations and projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor were discussed.

The Chinese Consul General presented Shehbaz with a gift and bouquet and expressed good wishes for him.

The Chinese CG lauded the CM Punjab over progress regarding the CPEC projects. The CM Punjab said that the CPEC has opened new avenues of success for the country, in fact it has become a game-changer for Pakistan.

China’s investment of more than $50 billion initiated the CPEC projects across the country. The projects aim to improve connectivity between Pakistan and China, starting with the port of Gwadar. Power, infrastructure and other projects are part of the CPEC.