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Pakistan-China Media Friendship Association briefed about CPEC progress

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ISLAMABAD: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is not something like making of a highway or motorway but it was a whole package of economic activities evolving around the expansion of existing roads and bridges infrastructure, building of a high-speed rail link, installing of power projects and other energy generation facilities, etc.

These views were expressed by the Project Director of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Major General ® Zahir Shah in a meeting with a group of senior journalists from Pakistan-China Media Friendship Association, led by the Chairman of the association Makhdoom Babar.

Major General (R) Zahir Shah meeting

The group also included a high-level Chinese media delegation of China Yunan Daily Press Group Kunming, Yunnan Province China, comprising Mr. Wang Xufei, Director of Comments/editorial section, Mr.Zhang Tong, Deputy Director of Photography Department, Mr. Yang Zhihui, Reporter, Mr. Zu Hongbing, Reporter and Ms. Lian Huiling Reporter of The Spring City Evening News.

During the meeting, Shah said that CPEC will open a new era of development in the whole region.

“It is very essential to understand the depth and economic revolution that this project is set to bring after its completion,” Shah said, “It is a top priority project for being a Pakistan-China joint venture and furthermore that the project was set to reshape the economy of the entire region.”

Later, the Chinese media delegation expressed their great satisfaction over the progress on CPEC.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.