Pakistan, China agree to broaden existing trajectory of CPEC: Planning Minister

Islamabad – Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar says Pakistan and China have agreed to broaden the existing trajectory of China Pakistan Economic Corridor project and explore new areas of cooperation.

He was addressing a news conference along with Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry and Production Abdul Razak Dawood in Islamabad today. He said there is complete consensus among both the countries to timely complete all the ongoing developmental projects under the umbrella of CPEC.

He said the government is committed to improve rural economy by properly focusing on the agriculture sector while Pakistan will also accelerate its industrial cooperation with China.  Speaking on the occasion, Abdul Razak Dawood said we have to expand the base of CPEC in order to get market access and bridge the trade gap.

He said now the agriculture sector is also being included in CPEC to uplift it. He said the government approached China for help in the agriculture sector particularly in enhancing exports of agricultural products.

"Monitoring Desk"


Peace In Afghanistan and CPEC to help generate opportunities for the youth: Speaker NA
PM Imran Khan praises Chinese support, says China has been helpful in many areas
0.7 Million jobs likely under CPEC by 2030
Power generation capacity of Port Qasim power plant equivalent to 10 percent of national power generation capacity
CPEC energy projects undergoing rapid construction
China confirms pledging financial assistance to Pakistan
NHA plans construction of sections of CPEC Western Route, project to complete by end of 2019
CPHGC’s Unit 1 successfully synchronized with Pakistan national grid
Chinese Embassy clarifies CPEC debt article
Chinese industrial group to establish ceramics unit in Faisalabad
Chinese Embassy provides details on the latest progress of CPEC
Work on the New Gwadar International Airport, vocational training center and friendship hospital to begin in the first quarter of 2019
Six Pakistani entrepreneurs graduate from UNCTAD, Alibaba’s fellowship
China donates Rs6m more to families of martyred cops
Pakistan coming on track by enhanced export, trade volume with neighboring countries


About is Pakistan’s leading regional connectivity media & communication/outreach platform, dedicated to profiling and promoting the business activities, news and views on the regionally connected business corridor across OBOR. 


Addional Information

 Ethics Policy     Advertise
 Terms & Conditions
 Contact Us