CPEC will be a game-changer for Pakistan: Asim Saleem Bajwa

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that CPEC is an important project that will change the destiny of Pakistan.

He said this during a meeting between the new Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong and Lieutenant General (retd) Asim Bajwa, in which various important issues were discussed.

The Chairman congratulated Chinese Ambassador Nong on his assumption of office and said that the friendship between the two countries would further strengthen with time.

The CPEC is an important project to change the destiny of Pakistan, and it has received the heartfelt support of the Pakistani government and people.

Bajwa said, “The CPEC Authority is committed to providing a windowed one-stop service for the corridor project, and is willing to further strengthen communication and coordination with China to jointly promote new progress in cooperation in important areas such as Gwadar Port, infrastructure, industry, agriculture, social-economy, and will effectively protect the safety of CPEC projects and personnel so that the corridor can exert greater economic and social benefits and better benefit the people of the two countries”.

Appreciating the cooperation and support for Pak-China relations by the CPEC Authority Chairman, Ambassador Nong said China and Pakistan were all-weather strategic partners, and the CPEC was a pilot project of all-round cooperation between the two countries.

With the care and support of the top leaders of the two countries, the construction of the CPEC has continuously achieved positive results.

“The embassy in Pakistan is willing to strengthen communication and cooperation with the Authority, further implement the consensus of the leaders of the two countries, actively prepare for the 10th JCC, deepen and expand cooperation in the areas of industrial parks, agriculture, and social-economy under CPEC,” he added.