LAHORE,Nov 16 (APP)-Federal Minister for Planning,Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has said that China has converted Pak-China friendly political relations into economical links through historical China-Pak Economic Corridor.
Addressing the Pak-China Round Table Conference here at a local hotel on Monday, the minister thanked the Chinese businessmen for huge investments in Pakistan and said that
China was on number 16, regarding international investment in Pakistan but through this biggest project (CPEC) it has reached number one position.
He said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government was following the policy of regional and economical relations with other countries while giving top priority to development and
elimination of power crisis.
“A container takes 50 days to reach Heimburg but after
the completion of China-Pak Economic Corridor it will reach in
only 15 days,besides saving $ 1800 in this way”, Ahsan
Iqbal revealed.
He said the people of the two countries must know each other’s
languages, adding that courses have been started in Pakistani institutions
already.He further said that Pakistan was going to be a trade hub
of Central Asia through Pak-China Trade Corridor in the next
few years.