CPEC becomes more beneficial with increase in Chinese investment: PM
Nawaz Sharif says Chinese companies are investing in Pakistan's power and infrastructure sectors at a massive scale.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says the scope of China Pakistan Economic Corridor has immensely increased with Chinese investment swelling from forty six billion to fifty six billion dollars.
Talking to media after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang, in Beijing, he said such a huge investment for progress and prosperity of the people, is unprecedented in the history of Pakistan.
Nawaz Sharif said Chinese companies are investing in Pakistan's power and infrastructure sectors at a massive scale, which is generating exemplary employment opportunities for the local people.
The Prime Minister said Beijing is supportive of Pakistan's stance on the issue of Kashmir and favours its resolution through peaceful dialogue.
He said China has assured to continue extending the same cooperation to Pakistan in future as well.
Nawaz Sharif said both Pakistan and China favour negotiations with India as the "most viable solution to the Kashmir dispute.