A spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently stated that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is a new kind of cooperation framework established by Pakistan and China, focusing on long-term development in a number of fields.
Hua Chunying, foreign ministry spokesperson also stated that it is “conducive to promoting interconnection and common prosperity”. She also stated that the construction of the corridor is “a positive and important [step] for promoting the common development of China and Pakistan”.
She also said that China hopes the project can be more widely recognized and supported by nations in the region and the international community.
“It is an important platform for strategic communications between the two countries.”
She added that the round of talks between China and India is a high-level channel for the border negotiation between the two countries.