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CPEC is backbone of Pakistan’s economy, Said Sheikh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy.


He said this while talking to Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing who called on him here at Ministry of Railways, said a press release issued here.


In the meeting, both discussed matters related to mutual interest in railways and CPEC projects. The Ambassador showed keen interest of his government’s desire to work closely with their Pakistani counterpart.


The minister on the other hand, praised Chinese support in railway projects. He said Pakistan could learn a lot from China’s experience in railway sector and both showed full support to each other in completing the railway projects swiftly.


The meeting was also attended by Chairman Ministry of Railways M. Javed Anwar, Chief Executive Officer Aftab Akbar, Secretary Railway Board Farukh Taimur Ghilzai and Director General Techinical Munawar Ali Shah.

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