The China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) being extended to Afghanistan
The $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be extended to Afghanistan, the foreign ministry in Beijing said.
Date of Publication : Tuesday 11 September 2018 10:16
Islamabad and Beijing reached an agreement on CPEC extension to the war-torn country during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent visit to Pakistan.
China’s top diplomat visited Pakistan from September 7 to 9 and held talks with leaders of the new government including Foreign Ministry Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a media briefing in Beijing the two sides had agreed on westward expansion of CPEC to enable more people to benefit from the project.
Source : Pajhwok
Reporter : Hafizullah Rajabi