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Asim Bajwa resigns as CPEC Authority chairman, Khalid Mansoor appointed SAPM on CPEC Affairs

Asim Bajwa resigns as CPEC Authority chairman, Khalid Mansoor appointed SAPM on CPEC Affairs
August 3, 2021 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Asim Saleem Bajwa resigned as China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority chairman on Tuesday.

In a tweet, he said:I bow my head before Allah Almighty for giving me an opportunity to raise and steer the important institution of CPEC Authority as one window for all CPEC projects, charting the future direction. Wouldn’t have been possible without full confidence and support of the PM and his government.

“The course is set for future progression of CPEC, this journey will go on. My best wishes to Kahlid Mansoor Sb, who is fully equipped to take it forward. CPEC is life line for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah.”

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appointed Khalid Mansoor as Special Assistant to the PM on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Affairs.

In a tweet, Minister for Planning Asad Umar congratulated Khalid Mansoor on his appointment, saying that he has vast experience of work with the Chinese companies.

“I want to thank Asim Saleem Bajwa for his services in moving CPEC forward and playing a vital role in broadening of the CPEC scope with a transition to second phase of CPEC. His dedication and commitment was a source of great strength and support,” he added.