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China wants to expand its role in Gilgit-Baltistan


(London) April, 10: Speaking at an international conference of business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs in London the Chinese Ambassdor to the Court of St James Mr Liao Xiaoming stated the importance of  Gilgit-Baltistan in promoting trade in South Asia. Talking to the journalists afterwards he said that China is committed to promoting trade in the region as a means to bring peace and stability and also promote cultural relations. He also opined that Sino-Pak free trade zones would boost trade and help eradicate poverty, and address issues of development in the region. Responding to a question on Sust Dry Port he said that this ”project, along with the Karakorum Highway” is a big example of enduring Sino-Pak friendship, and expressed his hope that this friendship will continue to grow in the future.

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