Friday, July 19

Chinese envoy meets with Planning Minister

Chinese envoy meets with Planning Minister

Chinese envoy meets with Planning MinisterMinister appreciates for holding successful BRI Forum 2023.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Jiang Zaidong called on Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Muhammad Sami Saeed on Tuesday and discussed progress on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The Planning Minister facilitated Chinese leadership for the successful holding of 3rd Belt and Road (BRI) Forum 2023 that was held last month in China and appreciated the Vision of President Xi who identified eight areas of cooperation. Now it is challenging for us how to operationalize and take forward the Vision of President Xi Jinping. Pakistan needs to identify new projects and areas of cooperation in these 8 areas. During the meeting, attended by the Secretary Ministry of Planning and Project Director CPEC, both sides have discussed progress on on-going CPEC projects and future outlook. Both sides reiterated resolve to further strengthen relations between the two countries. The Planning Minister said that this Vision will have a strong impact in the implementation of phase–II of the CPEC and reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to accelerate the implementation of the projects.

Editor: Raja Kamran