According to a reliable news source, Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of Planning, Development and Reform has said that CPEC is the backbone of One Belt One Road Initiative. The sheer commitment shown from both countries Pakistan and China CPEC is quickly shaping into reality.
These views were expressed by Ahsan Iqbal during a meeting with National Development Reforms Commission. The Vice Chairman NDRC Ning Jizhe said that CPEC is gaining a swift progress over the last fast years and has helped improve the GDP growth rate of the Pakistan.
Iqbal added further said:
“We have almost overcome the energy crisis, which was daunting our economy”.
He suggested the commission to work for the speedy completion of CPEC projects which include energy, infrastructure and Special economic Zones. Energy projects at Port Qasim and Sahiwal have been operationalized and it is a sign of speedy completion of CPEC projects.