CPEC to make Pakistan self-reliant in different spheres

ISLAMABAD: Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project carries enormous economic potential not only for Pakistan but different regions including Gulf.
While addressing an inaugural ceremony of 3-day conference on ‘China Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Region Integration in Islamabad.
The Adviser said apart from connectivity, the project will help Pakistan to overcome energy shortages. He said many of the multidimensional power projects under the CPEC are under implementation phase which will add about 17000 megawatts of electricity to the national grid.
Sartaj Aziz also clarified that China is investing thirty six billion dollars in these power plants and providing soft loans for infrastructure development.