Asim Bajwa and CM KPK meet, review the preparations for 10th JCC of CPEC

Chairman CPEC Authority Lt. General (Rtd) Asim Saleem Bajwa and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan held a meeting at Chief Minister’s Secretariat to discuss future projects for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under CPEC. The meeting also reviewed the preparations for the upcoming 10th Joint Cooperation Meeting of CPEC. The projects that were discussed were from different sectors like energy & power, tourism, agriculture, road, industry, and social sectors. Asim Bajwa said that steps are being taken to make Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a self-sufficient province in the agriculture sector.

PESHAWAR: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Lt Gen (r) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Monday called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and discussed progress of projects under CPEC in the province.

During the meeting, they also discussed future projects that would be presented in the upcoming meeting of Pak-China Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) of CPEC for approval for inclusion in the mega project.

Meanwhile in his tweet, Bajwa who is also special assistant to prime minister on information and broadcasting, termed the meeting with the CM and his team very productive, saying the way the KP team was working with keenness, was highly commendable.

He also recalled the dark days of terrorism in the area and said, “I recall the dark days of terrorism in and around the city a few years back, it was Pak Army, together with people of this area, who eliminated savage terrorists and cleansed the area for us to propel this region to development to its potential.”