Economic crisis can only be eliminated through cooperation: PM Sharif

NEWYORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the South-South Cooperation round-table conference in New York where he stressed, that the economic crisis can only be eliminated through mutual cooperation. He added that the Pak-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not only benefit Pakistan and China but the entire region.


The round-table conference was chaired by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and the Chinese President Xi Jin Ping.

During his address Nawaz Sharif said, the South-South Cooperation conference provides a platform to lay the foundations of progress and prosperity, adding that it is cooperation between like-minded nations and Pakistan extends every support to the forum.

The Pakistani prime minister praised the vision of President Xi Jin Ping and stressed that the CPEC is a beacon of the South-South Cooperation and through the CPEC not only China and Pakistan but the entire region will benefit.