How much CPEC will add to Pakistan GDP? Ambassador makes stunning revelations
ISLAMABAD - Ambassador of China to Pakistan Yao Jing has revealed the benefits of CPEC foe Pakistan economy.
He said that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) contributing 2.5 percent in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Pakistan.
Speaking at a gathering in China’s embassy in Islamabad Mr Yao Jing said that the “CPEC is not a strategic design or a secret plan. We only want to help our friend Pakistan.”
Ambassador Yao Jing said that Pakistan and China agreed over further expansion of the CPEC during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit of China.
Chinese Ambassador also said that the bilateral cooperation in defence, corporate and social sectors will remain continued.
He said his country has invested around 19 bln dollars in various CPEC projects in Pakistan so far. Presently, the work has been ongoing in 22 projects of China Pakistan Economic Corridor, he said.
Around 7000 Pakistani citizens are working in various projects of CPEC , the envoy further said.