According to latest news, Shaukat Aziz, the Former Prime Minister said that the CPEC is the key project under BRI which has greatly played an important role in reducing poverty from Pakistan which was lacking in the resources to overcome the key issue of poverty. He further said that the Belt and Road Initiative is the most wide-ranging project therefore most of the countries keenly desire to be a part of initiative of CPEC. He expressed his views about “BRI” and stated that:
“Belt and Road Initiative will change the fate of Pakistan as the CPEC is a major initiative”.
He also added that CPEC has greatly helped Pakistan to create new job opportunities for the local people of the region and has reduced poverty and will promote the bilateral relations between Pakistan and China for the economic development of the two countries.