CPEC is at take-off stage: SartajAziz


Islamabad, Jan. 16 (TNS): Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz says China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is at a take-off stage and all political parties and the people of Pakistan are extending their full support to this framework of national development.

Talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said we need to focus on the software side that includes policies, agendas, and strategies and our current focus is to build industrial parks.

The Deputy Chairman said with the region’s economic success, the balance of power will shift from West to East and, Asia will become engine of growth.

The Chinese Ambassador said there is a great possibility of sugar export as it is in surplus in Pakistan.

On this occasion, Sartaj Aziz said that besides sugar, China can promote Pakistani products including meat, fish, fruits and vegetables for its domestic use.