February 15, 2019: Addressing at a launch ceremony of Friends of Silk Road in Islamabad, Minister for Planning and Development Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar informed that Chinese experts are visiting Pakistan this month in order to promote cooperation in agriculture sector.
Adding to this, he said that groundbreaking of a number of projects including Gwadar Power Plant, New International Airport, Vocational Institute and Hospital would be performed in the coming few weeks.
The Minister said Belt and Road Plan is transforming this century wherein China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an iconic project.
Acknowledging the importance of CPEC projects he added that CPEC has helped overcome severe energy crises in the country and sufficient power availability is supporting to ensure investment in Pakistan.
The Minister said Rashakai Special Economic Zone would be the first which will hit the ground in the coming six weeks.
He further assured that the government will facilitate investors with continuous policy support to create a pull factor.