Pakistan gives a new strategic angle to multi billion dollars CPEC project
*ISLAMABAD - A new strategic angle has been given to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project as Pakistan has invited Saudi Arabia to become the third partner in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. *
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced this at a press conference on Thursday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has just returned from a trip to the kingdom. He and his cabinet ministers had traveled to Saudi Arabia and the UAE upon the invitation of the two countries.
Chaudhry said that the Saudi crown prince has assured of bilateral cooperation with Pakistan.
The economic corridor is made up of projects, some of which have started as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. They are valued at $62 billion.