PM Khan terms CPEC a blessing for Pakistan
BEIJING: Terming China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a blessing for Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday emphatically stated that Pakistani nation and government fully support the game changer project.
Addressing a luncheon hosted by China-Pakistan Friendship Association and International Cultural Communication Center in Beijing today, he said, due to CPEC, other countries are planning to bring their investments in Pakistan.
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“This mega project has helped not only attract investment from China but also other countries”, he said.
The prime minister noted that Pakistan and China cooperation has diversified under the umbrella of the CPEC.
He said initially the corridor project focused on road infrastructure and energy projects but now we are taking it towards cooperation in the fields of agriculture and industries.
Imran Khan said that relationship between Pakistan and China has got stronger with each passing year.
He said China always supported Pakistan in difficult times and there is recognition of this very fact in Pakistani nation.
Commenting on Afghanistan, the premier said Pakistan is supporting peaceful settlement of the Afghan conflict through dialogue amongst all the stakeholders.
About relations with India, he hoped India will come to the table of negotiations after the general elections.