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China to continue working with Pakistan for completion of development projects

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China to continue working with Pakistan for completion of development projects

BEIJING: China will continue to work with Pakistan for completion of its development projects, the Chinese vice president for reforms commission for national development Xu Shaoshi said.

During the third session of Pak-China Joint Working Group held in Beijing on Wednesday to review progress on the proposed mega development project in Pakistan, Shaoshi said that his country wants to ensure sustainable progress on all mega development projects in Pakistan in the coming years.

Shaoshi said that Chinese government and private electric companies with continue to work for enhancing power generation in Pakistan to mitigate energy crisis.

The federal minister for planning and development Ahsan Iqbal who led the Pakistani side said that Pakistan wants to finalize financial aspects of Pak-China corridor by the end of this year so that physical work on the project could be launched.

Iqbal said that Pakistan appreciates Chinese assistance for economic development and hope that the forthcoming visit of Chinese President to Islamabad will help expedite pace of our economic progress.

The minister said that the government is paying special attention on the completion of megaprojects in energy, transport and infrastructure development sectors. He expressed the confidence that Pakistan will be able to complete these megaprojects up to 2018.

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