CPEC to uplift backward areas of country: Ahsan

Latest Update: November 16, 2015 | 454 Views
Ahsan Iqbal

LAHORE: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said scope of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been enlarged by including social sector development along with energy, infrastructure and transport.

He was addressing China-Pakistan Business Round Table Conference in Lahore on Monday.

He said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will help in the uplift of backward areas of the country.

Ahsan Iqbal said development of CPEC would accelerate growth rates for both China and Pakistan resulting in peace, harmony and progress.