Pakistan rejects report over mulling to negotiate CPEC terms

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, foreign office spokesperson  Dr Mohammad Faisal  rejected a report that claimed Pakistan is mulling to negotiate the terms of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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A British newspaper had earlier published a report, claiming that Pakistan is reviewing the trade agreements with China under CPEC, a key part of Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road project.

Soon after the report was published, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textiles, Industries production and Investment, Abdul Razzaq Dawood rejected the claims made by the British newspaper.

“Pakistan is not mulling over reviewing the CPEC trade agreements,” said the foreign office spokesperson.

spokesperson said views on different issues were exchanged during US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visit to Pakistan. “Dialogue is the only way to move forward,” Dr Faisal noted.

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