Pak-China business council to be formed to promote private sector: Khusro

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 21 (APP):Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar Friday said the incumbent government wanted to increase business opportunities under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework and in this connection constitution of Pak-China business council was under consideration to promote private sector in CPEC.

The minister was addressing the CPEC Forum-2019 organized by Zalmi Foundation in collaboration with Embassy of China here.

He said relations between Pakistan and China span over more than seven decades and the CPEC was an important outcome of the bilateral relations.

Under the CPEC, he said a huge investment was made in energy sector of the country during last six years which helped Pakistan coming out of energy crisis.