Political Parties Forum adopts declaration reiterating its commitment to CPEC

Political Parties Forum adopts declaration reiterating its commitment to CPEC
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Political Parties Forum of Pakistan and China on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor at its first meeting in Beijing has unanimously adopted a declaration reiterating its commitment to CPEC.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Minister International Department of Communist Party of China, Song Tao co-chaired the forum.

The forum rejected negative propaganda against CPEC, observing that it is an inclusive project of win-win cooperation, mutual development and prosperity.

The participants agreed to further enhance intra-party exchanges, discussions and cooperation between the two countries.

Participants of the Forum expressed fullest support to the upcoming Second Forum of the Belt and Road Initiative that will be held in Beijing next month.

Speaking on the occasion, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the Political Parties Forum would further enhance mutual understanding and reinforce our collective commitment to create a favourable environment for CPEC.

Chinese Minister, Song Tao said that CPEC is the flagship project of Belt and Road Initiative and the Political Parties Forum would enhance people-to-people contacts and apprehend new trends for people-centric development in the region.

Different political parties including PTI, PML (N) PPP, JUI, ANP, Balochistan National Party, Balochistan Awami Party, National Party and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party represented Pakistan in the forum.

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