LAHORE (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday telephoned Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan Sun Weidong and Consul General Yu Boren and congratulated them on the dispatch of trade shipment from Gwadar Port under CPEC .
Talking to Chinese Ambassador and Consul General, Shehbaz Sharif said China and Pakistan had become strong partners in the journey towards progress and prosperity and the sailing of ships carrying trade goods from Gwadar Port was realization of the dream of CPEC .
Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistani and Chinese leadership had worked very hard for speedy implementation of CPEC . He said sailing of trade ships from Gwadar Port was realization of a dream. He said 20 crore people of Pakistan could not forget the splendid package of China.
Chinese Ambassador congratulated Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistani nation and said the departure of first trade convoy from Gawadar was realization of CPEC and Pakistan and China were moving together in the journey towards progress and prosperity. He said Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif had worked very hard for giving a practical shape to CPEC projects.
Chinese Consul General said credit went to Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the speed and standard of CPEC projects being executed in the province.