According to a new report, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal expressed that CPEC is entering the new phase of industrial and economic zones. Chairing a meeting about CPEC economic zones in Islamabad on Tuesday, he stated that Pakistan will become a production center due to bilateral cooperation amid Islamabad and Beijing.
The completion of energy projects will start a new era of industrialization and trade in the country he noted. In addition, planning minister also stated that CPEC is not just limited to infrastructure and highways. Local industrialists will be taken on board to protect their interests too, Mr, Ahsan concluded.