By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Beijing has once again renewed its willing to extend the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a multi-billion dollars project, to Afghanistan.
“China supports the extension of CPEC to Afghanistan, which will bring more benefits to the Afghan people,” a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said.
Hua Chunying said China was also pleased to see the Gwadar port, among other CPEC projects, playing a positive role in the process and stands ready to work together with Pakistan and Afghanistan in this regard.
China also expressed its pleasure over the resumption of trade links between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the spokesman told a weekly media briefing.
The official said China looked forward to improvement of relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan and stood ready to play a constructive role to this end.