He was talking to Ambassador Sha Zukang, former Under Secretary General of the United Nations and current President of China-Pakistan Friendship Association who called on him in Islamabad.
The Prime Minister said second phase of CPEC would focus on industrialization, agriculture and socioeconomic development.
Ambassador Sha is leading a delegation of major Chinese companies visiting Pakistan to explore business potential and investment opportunities.
The Prime Minister invited the Chinese companies and businessmen to invest in diverse sectors in Pakistan.
Ambassador Sha said Pakistan and China are All-Weather Strategic Co-operative Partners and their partnership is aimed at promoting peace, development and prosperity in the region.
He said that the Chinese investors are confident about Pakistan’s economic potential and hopefully the economic relationship between the two countries would reach the level of their excellence.
The delegation includes companies related to real estate, construction, engineering, textile, information technology and industrial sectors.