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Karakoram Highway is the foundation and its architects are founders of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: President

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Islamabad, April 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Karakoram Highway is the foundation and its architects are the founders of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Pakistani nation has immense love and respect for them, he added. The President said this while talking to a Chinese delegation of the relatives of martyrs who laid down their lives during the construction of historic Karakoram Highway led by Former Ambassador of China Zhang Chunxiang at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Tuesday.

Ambassador of China Yao Jing was also present on the occasion. The President stated that Pak-China friendship is an example for the world. He underlined that both countries are working together for the development and prosperity of the region. He added that the two countries will continue to cooperate with each other in future also for the international peace, stability, security and prosperity. Former Ambassador of China Zhang Chunxiang said that both Chinese and Pakistani workers rendered invaluable sacrifices during the construction of Karakoram Highway which will be always remembered.

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