Minister: (CPEC will deepen Pak-China economic cooperation: Dar)

July 4, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Sunday said that Pakistan and China have placed a special emphasis on enlarging the economic footprint of the bilateral relationship.

In an interview with CCTV NEWS of China, he said the two countries are cooperating on a number of people-centric projects. The highlight of these projects is China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is considered as a game changer for Pakistan and China as well as the region at large.

He said CPEC is being conceived as a lynchpin of plans by both China and Pakistan to deepen their economic cooperation. He said the goal of CPEC is to facilitate and intensify economic activity along the corridor.