BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Pakistan is taking concrete steps to curb white-collar crime from the country, ARY News reported on Friday.
Addressing the inaugural session of 2nd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, he said presence of international leaders in the forum is hope to overcome the odds.
Calling the One Belt and Road project a milestone, Prime Minister Imran Khan forwarded five points to further expand the Initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
“Pakistan is proud to be the part of the initiate”, he said.
The premier said we must undertake joint efforts to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change, establish BRI tourism corridors to promote people to people and inter cultural understanding, anti-corruption office, poverty alleviation fund and concerted efforts to further liberalize trade and investment flows encouraging the private sector and businesses to collaborate in projects.
He said Gwadar once a small fishing village is transforming rapidly into a commercial hub.
PM Khan said that Pakistan and China are entering the next phase of CPEC with focus on socio economic uplift, poverty alleviation, agricultural cooperation and industrial development.
We are expanding the frontiers of knowledge through deeper cooperation in the fields of education, innovation and technology. Along the length of CPEC, special economic zones to be set up.
He said both the countries are signing the second phase of Free Trade Agreement to further bolster our trade and economic relations.
Imran Khan said we are changing economic landscape of Pakistan and the destiny of its people. He thanked China and its leadership for extending unwavering support to Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran arrived in Beijing on Thursday night on a four-day tour, his second visit to China since assuming office in August last year.
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