Beijing – Pakistan rejects the article published in the Financial Times on September 9 entitled “ Pakistan rethinks its role in China’s Belt and Road Plan”.
During the recent visit of Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi, the two sides reiterated the “all-weather strategic co-operative partnership” between Pakistan and China and reaffirmed their commitment to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Pakistan reassured the Chinese side that CPEC is a national priority for the government.
The Chinese side also highlighted the significance of CPEC for both sides. There is complete unanimity between the two sides on the future direction of CPEC. Pakistan-China relations are impregnable and the government’s commitment to CPEC is unwavering.