CPEC will Promote Transfer of Technology to Pakistan: Ahsan Iqbal. The seventh meeting pf the Joint Coordination Committee of CPEC was held in Islamabad yesterday to discuss and approve different new development projects. Minster of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal and other Chinese Counterparts Presided over the meeting.
CPEC will Promote Transfer of Technology to Pakistan: Ahsan Iqbal
While speaking on the occasion, Ahsan Iqbal said that the corporation envisioned in the industrial sector under CPEC project will ensure the transfer of technology , Knowledge and skills from China to Pakistan.
Ahsan Iqbal Said that:
CPEC is helping promote a knowledge-based economy in Pakistan
Around 150 officials attended the meeting from Pakistan and China. The chief ministers of all provinces, along with Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider, also attended the meeting. For the first time ever private sector was also allowed to participate in the meeting.
Ahsan Iqbal also said that the 7th JCC meeting was a milestone to determine the potential of CPEC. He revealed that the project is near to completion of its first phase.
Ahsan added that:
“The long-term plan will give new dimensions to the bilateral cooperation between China and Pakistan
Mr. Ahsan said that this project will not only expand the scope of corporation in social sector but will also bring bloom in education and health sectors which are most important to government.
Pakistan is moving towards a multidimensional revolution in the shape of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). It is considered a strategic game changer that will make Pakistan a richer and stronger entity than ever before. This will finally help Pakistan to get its economic wheels turning.