Imran Khan regrets 'use of state power' in Sialkot

China visit will help take strong ties between two countries to new heights: PM Imran

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that his visit to China will help lift the strong relationship between the two countries to new heights.

He told a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, National Security Adviser Dr Moeed Yusuf, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry, Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives Minister Asad Umar, Energy Minister Hammad Azhar, The meeting was attended by Abdul Razak Dawood, the Prime Minister’s Business and Investment Adviser, and Farouk Habib, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister introduced in detail the progress of specific projects between Pakistan and China in strengthening cooperation in the areas of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, special economic zones, investment, trade, information technology and agriculture.

In the detailed introduction of the industrial zone, it was learned that the M3 economic zone has provided 600 mu of land for industrial construction, and the infrastructure construction work is in full swing after the power supply.

The meeting was also informed about the steps taken by the Investment Committee to facilitate the establishment of industries by local and foreign investors.

On this occasion, Prime Minister Imran said his visit to China will help to elevate the strong relationship between the two countries to new heights, adding that Pakistan values ​​its brotherly relationship with China.

The Prime Minister issued instructions to ensure that the measures are completed on time.

The government’s business-friendly policies make Pakistan the most attractive industrial investment destination in the region, he said, adding that foreign investment in industry can not only increase employment and exports, but also facilitate technology transfer.

Imran Khan said the government is prioritizing ensuring that the SEZ system is plug-and-play. He said the appointment of the board and the management of the SEZ was to preserve meritocracy and non-conflict of interest.

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