State Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Friday said that the government would realise China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects on priority basis. Pak-China friendship is higher than the Himalayas. Both countries are bound in diplomatic, political social and economic relations spreading over decades, which are constantly gaining strength with the passage of time. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has further strengthened this friendship, said the minister while meeting Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing at Ministry of Communications.Communications Secretary Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, National Highway Authority (NHA) Chairman Jawwad Rafique Malik, Senior Joint Secretary Altaf Asghar and senior officials of Ministry of Communications and National Highway Authority were also present there. Murad Saeed further stated that present government was undertaking pragmatic measures to boost economy of the country.He said, government of Pakistan was fully committed to development of the economic corridor. The CPEC is a symbol of Pakistan and China’s time-tested economic and strategic partnership. “The project promises opportunities for the people of Pakistan and the entire region as well.” Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing said that the Chinese government would continue its efforts to bring more investment to Pakistan. He desired to further expand the range of economic cooperation between China and Pakistan.Published in Daily Times, December 8th 2018.