China accepts PM Khan’s proposal to expand CPEC

China and Pakistan during their meeting aimed to build a community of shared future in the new era.

  • Second phase of the China-Pakistan Free Trade would increase bilateral trade.
  • Ninth session of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) to be held in November in Islamabad.


China has shown the willingness to expand the CPEC further after accepting PM Imran Khan’s proposal. It was decided after several progressive meetings between PM Khan and Chinese leadership. These projects will speed up regional development.

On Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jingping during his meeting with PM Khan confirms steady support to Pakistan’s supremacy and, integrity along with supremacy and, integrity along with core national interests.

The Chinese president for the development of socio-economic and people-centered progress appreciated the government of Pakistan. He further emphasized that the relationship between Pakistan and China is unbreakable, would further deepen and broaden in the future. He further lauded Pakistan’s efforts of overcoming terrorism.

CPEC is our first priority

PM Imran khan reaffirmed that speedy completion of CPEC is its government’s number one priority. Furthermore, he added that China had always stood by Pakistan and played a major role in promoting economic and development goals.

While talking to Chairman National People’s Congress Li Zhanshu, PM Khan said that when the second phase of CPEC will be completed it would create not only job opportunities for Pakistani people but also improve the socio-economic development.

Li Zhanshu said China we are willing to support PM Khan’s proposed initiatives. He further added that more projects could be added to CPEC. He also accepted PM Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan.

Ninth session of JCC

Both sides agreed on the ninth session of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) to be held next month in Islamabad. The committee will focus on the fast implementation of current CPEC projects and explore new projects offered by PM Khan in his proposal as well.

The Chinese investment would further expand Pakistan’s industrial base and increase in exports. Both sides agreed on the implementation of projects offered by Pakistan like power, petroleum, gas, agriculture, industrial, and infrastructure sectors.

Also See: PM Khan To Offer New Projects Worth $60 Billion To China As Part Of CPEC: Minister Makhdum Khusro

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