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Want to learn from China's development model to abolish poverty: Imran Khan

Khan said that Beijing had managed to prove that poverty alleviation is real development

China | Imran Khan | Pakistan

Sajjad Hussain | PTI  |  Islamabad 

Imran Khan
"The speed with which China developed in the last 30 years is something we can learn from," he added.

Praising the Chinese development model, Prime Minister on Friday said his government wants to learn from China's industrial development to accelerate economic growth and eradicate

"If we can learn from any one country in the world, it is Their development model suits the best," Khan said while speaking at a ceremony in Islamabad. "The speed with which developed in the last 30 years is something we can learn from," he added. Khan said that Beijing had managed to prove that alleviation is real development.

"The way they industrialised, made special export zones, brought investments from abroad, and used those investments to increase their exports, all resulted in increasing its wealth," he said. "They used that money to bring their population out of [...] there is no other example of this in history."

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First Published: Fri, January 01 2021. 23:56 IST