Yao Jing, Chinese ambassador to Islamabad Yao Jing recently stated that Belt and Road initiative with CPEC projects is entirely a commercial development project. He noted that Beijing does not have a military or strategic design for it at all.
“I want to make it very clear, BRI initiative and with CPEC under it, it’s purely a commercial development project. We don’t have any kind of military or strategic design for that.”
There have been doubts about some hidden agenda in the BRI he continued adding that once people will have a closer look at this project such misconceptions will become clear. The Ambassador assured that the initiative does not include any hidden military or strategic bases.