Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing unveils the next stage for the CPEC

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Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing unveils the next stage for the CPEC

ISLAMABAD - Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing said despite the challenge posed by coronavirus, China is determined to take forward the multi billion dollars China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

He said the projects under the CPEC will not be affected by this temporary challenge.

The Ambassador said the next stage of the CPEC will focus cooperation in diverse sectors including industrial, agriculture, science and technology and renewable energy and hydro power. He was confident that this will give a new momentum to the future development of Pakistan's economy.

Appreciating the structural reforms being introduced by the present government, he said under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the energy sector of Pakistan is undergoing transformation which is focused on providing affordable and reliable energy.

He assured that the Chinese government and investors will fully cooperate with Pakistan in this endeavor.

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