First time four-day ‘CPEC Punjab Media Delegation Initiative’ kicked off on Tuesday in connection with ongoing ripple of series of CPEC 10-year celebrations in Pakistan.
Activity that will last till August 4 is being organised in collaboration with Chinese Consulate Lahore and Institute of International Relations and Media Research (IIRMR).
CPEC projects’ visiting sites will be Lahore Orange Metro Train, Sahiwal Coal-Fired Power Plant, Faisalabad M3 Industrial Park, Matari-Lahore Transmission Line.
Meanwhile, the delegation will also visit Challenge factory run by Chinese enterprise. In a statement, Chinese Consul General Lahore Zhao Shiren said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is the shining example and exemplary hallmark of the deepening China-Pakistan friendship and partnership.
“Being the key component and signature project of the Belt and Road Initiative launched by China in 2013, CPEC has showcased China’s unswerving commitment and unflinching support to the development of Pakistan,” he added.
“This year marks the ten-year development of the CPEC. Chinese Vice Premier
He Lifeng, in the capacity of special representative of President Xi Jinping, pays his official visit to Pakistan for the CPEC anniversary celebrations, which provides a new opportunity for both sides to further implement the important consensus reached between leaders of the two countries, and to continue to build on past achievements and upgrade the development of the CPEC,” he added.
IIRMR Chairman Muhammad Mehdi and President Yasir Habib Khan said that CPEC 10-year Punjab Media Delegation” is a step to inculcate a sense about game-changing impacts of CPEC projects that upgraded development dynamics in Punjab.