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Planning Minister for increased industrial cooperation under CPEC
August 13, 2020


Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar says as we move forward the emphasis on industrial cooperation under China Pakistan Economic Corridor will increase.

In a series of tweets today (Thursday), he said in addition two areas of emphasis and priority in the next phase will be agriculture, science and technology.  

Asad Umar said in industrial cooperation, the first CPEC special economic zone ground breaking in Faisalabad took place in January and significant progress made in special economic zones in Dhabeji, Sind and Rashakai, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He said significant progress has also been achieved in development of Gwadar infrastructure which is the linchpin of CPEC.