The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project has changed the negative security narrative into an exceedingly positive economic narrative for Pakistan, Prime Minister said today as he reviewed the progress on multi-billion dollars venture. Sharif chaired a meeting at Prime Minister House to review at length the benchmarks set for numerous energy, transport infrastructure and industrial projects in terms of deliverables with particular focus on development of Gwadar Port along with socio-economic uplift projects in Gwadar. The Prime Minister said that CPEC is Pakistan's strategic economic initiative that has been significantly attracting the world in general and regional countries in particular. "The CPEC has changed the negative security narrative into an exceedingly positive economic narrative for Pakistan," he said. The successful implementation of the projects under the umbrella of CPEC is a manifestation of the strong and time-tested friendship between China and Pakistan, he said. Sharif also said that the success of CPEC has been substantiated by the massive and further expanding foreign investment in Pakistan. "There is a compelling reason for international investors for investments in Pakistan because of the success story of CPEC initiatives," said the Prime Minister.
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