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Time to focus on CPEC projects execution: Sartaj

Suggests China could import meat, fish, fruits, vegetables from Pakistan

January 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Sartaj Aziz has said that construction phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects is continuing smoothly and now it is timeto focus on working out policies, agendas, and strategies for future administrative operation of these projects.

“Hardware side of the CPEC project is being implemented but we also need to focus on the software side that includes policies, agendas, and strategies for the administrative operations of these projects,” said Aziz in a meeting with Chinese ambassador here on Tuesday.

Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Pakistan Yao Jing called on Aziz to discuss bilateral relations and mutual trade.

Sources told this scribe that the deputy chairman said that the construction stage of the CPEC projects was moving forward successfully and it was time to work out rules and regulations for the administrative operation of those projects. The deputy chairman also said that it was required that beside CPEC projects they should also increase bilateral trade.

China should send its teams to Pakistan to study the rules and regulations related to exports so that the Chinese traders don’t face any problem, a source said.

Aziz said that besides sugar, China could import Pakistani products including meat, fish, fruits and vegetables for its domestic use.

The Planning Commission deputy chairman said that both Pakistan and China enjoyed remarkable relations since beginning but President of China Xi Jinping and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had taken the relationship to new heights through the CPEC.

Aziz maintained that despite economic crisis among Asian countries, China’s economic success served as a role model for rest of the countries in the region. With the region’s economic success, the balance of power would shift from West to East and Asia will become engine of growth, he said.

The deputy chairman stated that the CPEC was now at a take off stage where all political parties and the people of Pakistan were united on the CPEC providing their full support to this framework of national development.  Aziz said that hardware side of the CPEC project was being implemented but we also needed to focus on the software side that included policies, agendas, and strategies


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