CPEC project has entered into its second phase: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed satisfaction about all-weather and time-tested Pak-China friendship saying it is transforming into a robust economic partnership.

The PM was talking to a Chinese delegation led by Ms. Zhao Baige who is the Vice Chair of the 12th NPC Foreign Affairs Committee, Chair of the Advisory Committee of Belt & Road Initiative International Think Tank of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Chair of Advisory Committee of CASS-RDI

PM Khan said Pakistan accords great importance to CPEC and all efforts are being made to further streamline and improve coordination at all levels especially when the CPEC project has entered into its second phase with inclusion of critical areas such as agriculture, socio-economic development etc.

He said that Pakistan wants to learn from Chinese experience and expertise in different sectors.

He said that a special cell is being established at Prime Minister’s Office to ensure seamless coordination between businesses of public and private sectors.

Ms. Zhao, in her remarks, said that China will continue extending all possible cooperation to Pakistan in areas such as agriculture, health, housing and socio-economic development.