Pakistan, China firmly committed to timely completion of CPEC projects: Sohail

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Foreign Secretary Sohail Mehmood says Pakistan and China are firmly committed to the timely completion of CPEC projects and making it a High-Quality Demonstration Project of BRI.

According to a press release of the Foreign Office, in his meeting with Chairman CPEC Authority, General Retired Asim Salim Bajwa in Islamabad today (Monday), he said here is a complete national consensus on CPEC s indispensability for our national development efforts.

Reviewing the progress of CPEC projects, Foreign Secretary maintained that CPEC energy and infrastructure projects has created thousands of jobs and has boosted industrial growth and productivity.

The Foreign Secretary underlined that Pakistan s focus in the next Phase of CPEC is on industrialization and socio-economic development, areas that will create vast job and growth opportunities for the common people.

Asim Salim Bajwa underscored that the CPEC Authority was committed to ensuring that CPEC projects were completed on time.

He hoped that the 10th JCC, likely to be held in the near future, will create more economic opportunities and contribute to further expansion of CPEC projects.

He reaffirmed that Pakistan would welcome relocation of industry from China and in that regard will institute a regime that could encourage inflow of Chinese investments to Pakistan.