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CPEC to bring economic opportunities for the region

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan Friday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was the road to economic development and prosperity; not only for Pakistan and China but also for the whole region.

“The CPEC will bring economic opportunities for different countries in the region,” the minister stated while speaking as the chief guest at a seminar “Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Development” jointly organized by Preston University and Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies here.

The minister spoke at length on the positive role that CPEC would play towards strengthening of national economy, adding the energy projects under CPEC would specially boost economic activities.

He said CPEC would help promoting agriculture sector of the country, besides promoting the other sectors of economy.

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