Chinese ambassador calls on Hafeez Shaikh.


ISLAMABAD -- Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Yao Jing Friday called on the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to discuss several matters of mutual interest.

Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh appreciated the continuous and unwavering support that China has been providing to Pakistan as a true iron brother. Reviewing the serious social and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic across the globe, Dr Shaikh apprised the Ambassador of the wide-reaching measures that the Government of Pakistan had taken, and was further planning, for the provision of much needed relief to mitigate the socioeconomic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, especially on the low-income and vulnerable groups. He also informed the ambassador of the initiatives that were being undertaken to stimulate the economy in these difficult and uncertain times.

While discussing progress on CPEC projects, Dr Shaikh emphasized that CPEC is the culmination and anchor of...

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