ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will once again take the political leadership into confidence over the route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a mega project being dubbed as a fate changer not only for Pakistan but also for the entire region.
In this regard, the prime minister has convened an all parties’ conference in Islamabad on May 28.
The CPEC project envisages construction of three alignments from Pakistan southwester Gwadar port to the northwestern Chinese city of Kashgar as well as establishment of energy projects.
Meanwhile addressing a symposium in Beijing, the Federal Minister of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said that efforts would be made to achieve maximum benefits from the CPEC.
The minister said that bilateral cooperation would grow from strength to strength with the opening of the corridor.
The planning and development minister said that the ultimate objective of project is peace, prosperity and wellbeing of the people of the two countries, the region and the world.
Iqbal said that the corridor would be connected with trade facilitation corridors, dedicated freight corridors, energy corridors, trade logistics corridor, telecommunications corridor and other corridors of the like.