ISLAMABAD: The folks of Pakistan had been keenly trying ahead to welcoming President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated throughout a gathering with the Chinese language ambassador, who paid a farewell name on him on Monday.
The prime minister praised the Chinese language management for bringing a couple of socio-economic transformation, saying there was rather a lot to be taught from Beijing’s efforts for banishing poverty.
Mr Khan lauded the efforts of Ambassador Yao Jing to strengthen the Pakistan-China “All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership”.
He stated that through the ambassador’s tenure, the China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC) had entered its second part and the main focus was now on industrialisation, agriculture and socio-economic growth.
Mr Yao thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his function in additional cementing the bond between the 2 international locations.
The outgoing ambassador stated the prime minister’s private concentrate on poverty alleviation would convey substantial and immense advantages not solely to the folks of Pakistan but in addition your complete area.
Pakistan’s technique of “smart lockdown” to include Covid-19 had gained worldwide recognition and could possibly be adopted as a mannequin by others, Yao Jing added.
The Chinese language ambassador stated he would cherish reminiscences of his keep in Pakistan and “I wish to see Pakistan-China relationship further strengthened”.
The prime minister appreciated Mr Yao’s contribution to Pakistan-China partnership and wished him effectively in his endeavours.
Yao Jing served in Pakistan from October 2017 to September 2020. That was his third task in Pakistan.
Assembly on subsidies
Earlier, the prime minister chaired a gathering on subsidies and directed the organisations involved to make sure that the good thing about subsidies reached the poor. “It is the government’s priority that subsidies should be spent on uplift of the poor.”
Imran Khan burdened the necessity for reform within the subsidy system, saying that loopholes allowed undeserving folks to learn from such schemes, defeating their very goal.
Revealed in Daybreak, September 22nd, 2020