Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the future of Pakistan is linked with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the region is committed to ensure all possible problems for its security.
In a statement on Saturday, FM Qureshi said China also understands the importance of this economic corridor, so a clear message has been given from Beijing regarding security of CPEC.
He further added that Islamabad will work with China to safeguard the CPEC and ensure timely completion of all its projects.
He said Pakistan will work with China to protect CPEC and complete its associated projects.
Indian nefarious designs against the project will be foiled, the foreign minister added.
“The evidence shows how India is backing terrorists and how India seeks to target CPEC projects,” he said.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has presented dossier regarding Indian support to terrorist activities inside Pakistan and targeting CPEC projects.
He said Islamabad will not remain silent on Indian tactics to destroy peace process in neighboring country and will take the matter at international level.
“Pakistan is working for stability in the region, including peace in Afghanistan,” FM Qureshi added.
Earlier, during the discussion with Afghan counterpart, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the success of Afghan peace process is imperative for durable peace in Afghanistan.
He noted that peace in Afghanistan is important for peace and stability of the region.
The transit trade and preferential trade agreements between Pakistan and Afghanistan will help promote the volume of trade and investment between the two countries, Qureshi added.
The Afghan FM Mohammad Hanif appreciated Pakistan’s sincere efforts for the Afghan peace process.