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French Senate to submit an analytical report on different aspects of CPEC

French Senate to submit an analytical report on different aspects of CPEC

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Pascal Allizard, Head of French State delegation upon the conclusion of their tour to Pakistan, China and Hong Kong said that the delegation will be submitting a report on China’s One Belt, One Road initiative and on CPEC after analysing its different aspects to their house.He explained that the report will analyse if CPEC and the OBOR initiative is a Chinese regional agenda or if it is a step towards regional connectivity. During the tour,Pakistan-France Parliamentary group head Jean-Bernard was in touch with reporters at the French embassy; detailed report of the Embassy’s talks with the Pakistani and the Chinese authorities will be submitted to the French Senate in April 2018 in accordance to which a conclusion will be drawn between the two view-points on CPEC. Senator Pascal further added that France enjoys very close ties with China however, the house feels that a step in the wrong direction might affect the geo-political situation on a regional level.

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of French senators would submit its report to their house on China’s One Belt, One Road initiative and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) analysing its different aspects.

🔴“We would be submitting our report after analysing if this initiative is Chinese regional hegemonic agenda or a step towards greater regional connectivity,” said Pascal Allizard head of French Senate delegation on conclusion of their tour to China, Hong Kong and Pakistan.

Members of French senate and French National Assembly led by Pakistan-France Parliamentary group head Jean-Bernard Sempastous had a detailed interaction with reporters at French Embassy.

Detailed report of their talks with Chinese as well as Pakistani authorities would be submitted to the French Senate in April 2018. In the report, a conclusion would be drawn between two different opinions on the CPEC.

“France enjoys close ties with China, but we feel the project may have consequences on the geo-political situation,” said Senator Pascal Allizard.

According to him, there are two opposite points of view about Chinese One Belt, One road initiative and the CPEC, its flagship project. One view is that China wants to promote its hegemonic designs through it. While, the other opinion is that it is for the regional connectivity and for the benefit of all, he said

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