Islamabad, August 29: Addressing the participants here in the capital, Prime Minister Nawaz sharif during China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Summit and Expo, said the project will transform the whole region.
The two-day CPEC Summit was inaugurated by Nawaz sharif. ‘CPEC would be a game-changer for Pakistan and would serve as a gateway to Pakistan, China and other countries in the region’ said,Nawaz Sharif.
“Our relations with China are of the utmost importance,” the premier said, adding that the benefits from CPEC would be vast and permanent.
To solve the country’s energy sector problem, investments worth $35 billion are being carried in which most projects would be completed in 2018, he added. The project will also lead in a new era for Pakistan.
As per the project, it will lead in a new era for Pakistan and will wipe out poverty from the country.
“Pakistan is back on the trading map and wants to trade with the rest of the world,” he said.
Apart from Prime Minister Nawaz sharif, a Chinese ambassador ,and 140 Chinese delegates were also present at the event. A number of local and international companies are also participating in the summit.