LAHORE, Dec 13 (APP): Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had laid foundation of rapid development and prosperity in the country.

“The whole region including Pakistan will get benefits oh the mega project,” he added.

In a statement, he said Pakistani nation was thankful to China for its historic $ 46 billion investment in Pakistan.

Meanwhile the Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in fog related incidents and directed to provide best treatment facilities to the injured people.