CPEC game changer for not only Pakistan but entire region: PM
KARACHI (92 News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become a reality.
Addressing a seminar titled ‘the CPEC Summit ‘ in Karachi today, he said that multibillion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor project will not only contribute to the development of Pakistan but also to the entire region.
The Prime Minister said that besides highways, motorway projects and energy projects, the up gradation of main line of Pakistan Railways is also part of the CPEC.
Abbasi went on to say that special economic zones to be built under the CPEC will provide opportunities to investors across the world to build their businesses and take advantage of the project.
“Afghanistan also realizes the benefits of CPEC for the region,” the premier said and added it will provide the most efficient trade route to Afghanistan, western China and the Central Asian States through rail and road networks.