Pakistan offers US to invest in the mega CPEC project

Pakistan offers US to invest in the mega CPEC project

ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi has categoriclly stated that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is inevitable for the development of country and it will be further expanded.

Talking to media in Multan on Sunday, he said that CPEC is a game Changer for the region and there is no restriction for any country including USA to invest in Economic Zones being established under CPEC.

Replying to a question, the Foreign Minister said a national consensus exists among all political parties on the issue of Kashmir.

He said that it has been decided that next meeting of the Kashmir Cell will be held at Foreign Office in Islamabad in which Prime Minister Imran Khan will also be invited to attend.

The Prime Minister will be briefed on next course of action in the light of developments taking place on Kashmir.

The Minister said in another development Indian Supreme Court has also directed the BJP-led government to present its stance on the issue.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan wants to reemphasize that focus on Kashmir which was diverted due to internal politics in the country.

He urged the media to keep its focus on plight of Kashmiris and Indian brutal tactics to suppress their right to self-determination.

The Minister said Pakistan has raised its protest at the diplomatic level with Norway over the desecration of Holy Quran in that country.

Norwegian ambassador was called at Foreign Office yesterday and conveyed of Pakistan's deep concern and protest on the matter. Pakistani ambassador in Norway has also been directed to raise the issue with the host government in order to bring the culprit to justice.