Country’s progress:‘CPEC will improve fortunes’  

Published: December 20, 2016

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said the meeting of Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would be held on December 28, in Beijing. He said in the meeting, both sides would evaluate progress on ongoing projects in infrastructure and energy sectors under CPEC. Iqbal added that Pakistan is an emerging economy and the country would stand among top 10 economies of the world in coming years. He said the government was fully committed to turning around the country’s economy. “CPEC will help overcome the energy crisis and all the infrastructure development under this
project would provide equal opportunities to all.”

Published in The Express Tribune, December 20th, 2016.

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