One Belt One Road project to connect Asia and West: PM Abbasi

Monitoring Desk

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that One Belt One Road Initiative will prove to be very useful in connecting the Asia with the West countries.

Premier Abbasi said this while giving interview to the Chinese newspaper People’s Daily on Sunday. PM Abbasi said that Gwadar port, airport and road network will provide easy access to West China and Central Asian countries to warm waters in the better interest of the region.

PM Abbasi is currently attending the Boao Forum in China, which will conclude on April 11.

PM Abbasi also shared that along with China, Pakistan will be made a major contributor to building a community of shared future for mankind through China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

He said that the first phase of the mega CPEC project has done extremely well under and adding that Pakistan is now looking forward to the next stage of the project, including setting up of Special Economic Zones.

PM Abbasi remarked CPEC will enhance Pakistan’s connectivity, not only with China but with Central and South Asia and beyond. He said it will expand bilateral and regional trade, promote economic integration, and foster economic development.