Minister: (CPEC has great strategic significance: Ahsan Iqbal)

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor has great strategic significance and will be beneficial for both the countries.

Talking to Chinese ambassador Sun Weidong here, he said there is a need to speed up work on energy projects. The two sides also agreed to expedite the work on the early harvest projects which can be executed this year.

They also exchanged the list of deliverables for the high level meeting between the two countries. Joint Cooperation Committee meeting of the CPEC will take place in Beijing next week. The Chinese ambassador assured that China would expedite the process on its part to kick- start the projects.

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