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Pakistani PM vows early implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects
Last Updated: 2018-10-09 14:45 | Xinhua
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said that strengthening all-weather Pakistan-China strategic cooperative partnership is the cornerstone of Pakistan's foreign policy.

Presiding over a high level meeting in capital Islamabad, the prime minister said early implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects would help realize the true potential of Pakistan-China economic relations not only for the two countries but also for the entire region, the prime minister's office said in a statement.

The prime minister said that CPEC was a great opportunity to learn from the Chinese experience especially in the social sector, agriculture and other areas, adding that the agricultural output of the country, considered as the backbone of economy, can be enhanced manifold by learning from Chinese expertise and employing latest technologies and efficient methods.

He said CPEC also offered opportunities to other countries to invest in CPEC projects and reap benefits in various sectors.

Khan emphasized on the need to focus on early establishment of special economic zones in various parts of the country which would help the local industry to grow through industrialization and would also create huge employment opportunities for the youth.

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