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Pakistan

Web Desk
November 4, 2018
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Imran seeks China's help to fight white-collar crimes

Pakistan

Web Desk
Sun, Nov, 18

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said Pakistan seeks Chinese's cooperating in coping with white-collar crimes.

Speaking at a ceremony at  Central Party School, the prime minister told the young Chinese participants that Pakistan's growth rate was highest in 60s which was later  badly affected affected by corruption.

Pakistan was role model for even Korea and Malaysia, but unfortunately corruption and money laundering created problems for the country, he said.

Arising the participants of his struggle, he said when he launched his party against corruption in 1996 after retiring from cricket. it was given no importance.

"But, today Tehreek-e-Insaf has became the largest party," said he.

Applauding China for its unprecedented achievements, he said China steered the 70 crore people out of poverty during the last 30 years, and the development it achieved is a role model for Pakistan.

"We will also bring  people out of poverty in Pakistan. Whenever we needed help, China came forward. Now we seeks Chinese help to cope with the white-collar  crimes.

The Pakistani prime minister was of the view that corruption could only be eliminated through strengthening state institutions. "We want to benefit from China's experiences.

He said Pakistan's economy was badly affected by war against terrorism but China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project was a significant project to give it a boost .  

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