Islamabad: Advisor to the Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Industry and Production, and Investment of Pakistan Abdul Razzaq Dawood on Saturday credited former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif for ending power crisis.
In an informal discussion with Islamabad media on Saturday, he said that the unloading work ended due to the installation of a power plant during the tenure of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. He added that the power plant was in China. The Economic Corridor (CPEC) established during Pakistan’s administration.
The consultant said that CPEC is one of the highest priorities of the current government.
He said that the work of CPEC has neither stopped nor slowed down, adding that the work of the CPEC project is in full swing.
Razzaq Dawood went on to say that we are entering the next phase of CPEC. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor now focuses on the development of industry and agriculture.
The consultant further stated that it has been decided to establish a border market with Iran, and the process of establishing a border market with Afghanistan is underway.
“International sanctions on Iran are an obstacle to the promotion of trade relations,” he said and added no headway is being made on the independent trade agreement with Iran due to sanctions.