Roadmap to Prosperity: PM Kakar discusses first phase benefits, and sets the course for CPEC’s next chapter
ISLAMABAD (PEN) : Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar stated during an interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN) that Pakistan, having completed the first phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is now reaping benefits from early harvest projects. He emphasized the need for further deliberations and engagement with China for the successful execution of CPEC’s second phase, particularly focusing on road and air connectivity around industrialization projects. Prime Minister Kakar highlighted the importance of connectivity in trade and expressed optimism about the ongoing discourse between China and the global community. Additionally, he outlined the caretaker government’s priorities, including economic revival, technological transformation, and taxation reforms, while stressing the significance of Pakistan’s position amidst regional conflicts.