Many Chinese Business Corporations keen to invest in Pakistan: PM Imran Khan

HUB, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that a large number of Chinese Business Corporations are interested in investing in different sectors of Pakistan’s economy.

In his address at the Inaugural Ceremony of 1320 Megawatt China Hub Power Generation Plant in Balochistan on Monday, the prime minister said that this is the first joint project under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and we want to see the pattern in the future too.

Imran Khan said that the federal government will facilitate joint collaboration between Pakistani and Chinese businesses in various sectors.

The prime minister said that the government is moving towards the second phase of CPEC and it has established CPEC Authority to facilitate the projects under the program. He said that during his recent visit to China, the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang expressed interest to give momentum to CPEC projects.

The prime minister said that the productivity of Chinese companies is quite higher than their counterparts in Pakistan and our Country would like to benefit from it. He said that we will introduce new techniques in farming sector in collaboration with Chinese enterprises.

In addition, Imran Khan said that the government is committed to increase ease of doing business in the country to attract foreign investment. He said that red tapism and undue hurdles in the way of business are being removed.

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