BEIJING: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was an important consensus, reached by the leaderships of both countries and that the mega project was set to benefit Pakistan in all the breadth and width.
‘To build the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an important consensus reached between leaders of the two sides. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will span the breadth and width of Pakistan, bring benefits to all the Pakistani people, and drive common development and prosperity of China, Pakistan and the whole region. As a long-term and systematic project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor needs scientific planning before being implemented step by step. We stand ready to work with Pakistan to complete the projects under construction and make long-term plans to ensure that the building of the corridor continues to deliver new achievements,’ said the spokesman of China’s ministry of Foreign Affairs when a question was asked in this direction.