Major progress in CPEC infrastructure, China claims


China on Thursday said it was making progress in infrastructure and energy projects being built under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

“CPEC is an important pilot programme in China and Pakistan joint efforts to build the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and there has been a major progress recently especially in infrastructure and energy projects,” Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Hua Chunying said in response to a question

Hua Chunying, Spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry

about speech of Chairman of CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa at the 11th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) in Macao Special Administrative Region.

“Many roads were built creating job opportunities and boosting economic development in relevant area and benefiting the people there. It has been applauded by people in Pakistan,” she added.

Hua Chunying said that after Covid-19 broke out, the CPEC projects went on as usual playing an important role in Pakistan’s presumption of economic growth. The recent meeting of ‘14th Five Year Plan’ blueprinted the future development.

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