LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif was jubilant on Tuesday as China’s EXIM Bank approved the loan for Orange Line Metro Train project. He added that the announcement made by EXIM Bank has renewed the Chinese government’s relationship of trust with Pakistan.
In his message on social networking website Twitter, CM Shahbaz said that he was delighted to share the news with the people that EXIM Bank of China declared the loan for the Orange Line project as effective. “The news made my day”, he said. CM added that the announcement by EXIM Bank had renewed the relationship of Pakistan and China and said that it clearly showed the confidence that the bank had in government and the people of Punjab.
Coming down hard at his political opponents, Punjab CM said that the announcement had ‘established the face that baseless propaganda by political opponents against Orange Line carried no weight’.
CM thanked EXIM Bank and the people of China and said that the opposition to public welfare projects was an insult to ‘Awam’.