‘Under-developed areas being prioritized in CPEC’

 ‘Under-developed areas being prioritized in CPEC’


The prime objective of CPEC is to steer betterment in lives of common Pakistanis, remarked CPEC Authority Chairman Asim Saleem Bajwa.

Interacting with members of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday, Bajwa promised support for each and every initiative, which would enhance economic activities in Gwadar.

In that regard, the CPEC Authority chairman extended full support to LCCI’s plan to hold a business moot at Gwadar in March 2021.

“CPEC is a large-scale project that can change the destiny of Pakistan,” said Bajwa. “Work on the project is going on in full swing and under-developed areas are being given due importance.” He underlined the need for projecting CPEC as a regional connectivity initiative so that Pakistan could emerge as an economically developing state.

“CPEC will improve lives of people of Pakistan through construction of an economic corridor, which will explore the potential for bilateral investment, trade, logistics and people-to-people contact for regional connectivity,” he said.

Staff reporter