Pakistan, China vow to expedite CPEC projects

Pakistan and China have vowed to expedite completion of projects associated with CPEC and also to implement the 2nd phase of the China–Pakistan FTA. Acknowledging measures taken by Pakistan, China maintained that the 2nd phase of CPEC will pave the way for enhanced Chinese investments in Pakistan and thus will prove instrumental in consolidating Pakistan’s economic development. The understanding was reached at a meeting between visiting Pakistani PM Imran Khan and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing.