CEPC adds pace to KP uplift: Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa Monday called on Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in Peshawar and discussed progress of projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the province.
During the meeting, they also discussed future projects that would be presented in the upcoming meeting of Pak-China Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) of CPEC for approval for inclusion in the mega project.
Meanwhile in his tweet, Asim Bajwa who is also Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, termed the meeting with the CM and his team very productive, saying the way the KP team was working with keenness, was highly commendable.He also recalled the dark days of terrorism in the area and said “I recall the dark days of terrorism in and around the city few years back, it was Pak Army, together with people of this area, who eliminated savage terrorists and cleansed the area for us to propel this region to development to its potential.”
Meanwhile, The Central Communist Party of China has donated 54,000 face masks to Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) as prevention against the coronavirus.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Adviser for CPC Cooperation Bayazeed Kansi handed over the masks to Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, here on Monday.
Foreign Minister Qureshi expressed gratitude to the Communist Party of China for the humanitarian gesture, saying the way China helped the world in overcoming the challenge of COVID-19 was commendable. He said China’s support to Pakistan during the pandemic was reflective of the longstanding strong friendship between the two countries.–Agencies