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CPEC changed narrative about Pakistan: Sharif

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

The China-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 is Pakistan's strategic economic initiative that has been significantly attracting the world in general and regional countries in particular.

"The 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 is a manifestation of the strong and time-tested friendship between and Pakistan, he said.

Sharif also said that the success of has been substantiated by the massive and further expanding foreign investment in

"There is a compelling reason for international investors for investments in because of the success story of initiatives," said the Prime Minister.

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