CPEC to bring prosperity in region

ISLAMABAD, Oct 25 (APP): Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar
Tuesday said the joint initiative of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would bring shared prosperity to both the countries and other regional countries shall also benefit from it.
Talking to a Chinese delegation headed by Liu Kun, Vice Minister for Finance China, Ishaq Dar said Pakistan was looking forward to work together with China and other regional countries to make Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) a success.
He assured the visiting delegation that Pakistan will support initiatives proposed by China for the betterment of region under CAREC umbrella.
The minister appreciated the growing institutional interaction between China and Pakistan and said that these ties will grow further in the future.
The vice minister conveyed the personal regards and best wishes of the Finance Minister of China Lou Jiwei and said CPEC reflects vision of top leadership of China and Pakistan.
He said it was a very wise and far sighted on the part of Pakistan’s leadership to invest and focus on transport and energy sectors which are necessary for growth.
The meeting was attended by officials of Ministries of Finance Pakistan and China.