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‘One Belt and One Road’ project to play crucial role in eradicating terrorism: PM Nawaz

‘One Belt and One Road’ project to play crucial role in eradicating terrorism: PM Nawaz
May 14, 2017

BEIJING, 14 May: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has said that ‘One belt and One Road’ project of China will play crucial role in eradicating the menace of terrorism from the region.
While addressing the ‘One Belt and Road Forum’ in Beijing on Sunday, PM Nawaz said that the Chinese initiative of One Belt and One Road project is of greatest importance for the regional countries. He said that the project would help eradicate poverty and terrorism and would take humankind to a higher level of prosperity, peace and stability through connectivity and close contact. He declared China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a core component of the visionary initiative of the One belt and One Road project and said that 65 countries from across the country would benefit from the project.
Leaders of 29 countries are attending the two day forum in Beijing.
While delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping termed the project as the biggest project of the century and said that China is initiating the project in collaboration with 60 countries and organizations from across the world. He called for joint efforts to improve trans-regional logistics network and promote connectivity of policies, rules and standards so as to provide institutional safeguards for enhancing connectivity. “We should build an open platform of cooperation and uphold and grow an open world economy,” Xi said.


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