According to a new report, Zhao Lijian, the Acting Ambassador of China, has rejected the rumors rotating about the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). These rumors give an impression that the province of Balochistan will be neglected as a part of CPEC. Zhao Lijian also said that the western route of CPEC will be completed quicker than eastern route.
While addressing to the National Press Club, Zhao Lijian talked about CPEC and he firmly rejected the rumors about CPEC and its western route. He said that they plan to finish the western route of CPEC much quicker than its eastern route.
While highlighting the multiple projects being executed under CPEC, Lijian said that total 22 projects under CPEC will be finished during this year. The CPEC projects have created almost 70,000 job opportunities for the people of Pakistan.