Li Jiang—the Chinese Deputy Ambassador to Pakistan said that his government would give $1billion grant in the span of 3 years for the remote areas of Pakistan.
While addressing a CPEC conference on Tuesday, the Chinese ambassador said that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor has gotten into the second stage and added that in this second phase, special economic zones would be set up in the various areas.
He said that the state-of-the-art Gwadar hospital was being established by the Chinese grant. He added that the first economic zone was in its final state and expressed hope that all the provinces would fulfil their responsibilities timely.
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The ambassador said that all the political parties and the government were of the same view regarding CPEC. He said that the development work never stopped even during the tenures of the ex-prime ministers—Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari.
Li Jiang said that they have agreed to have a third partner in CPEC. He added that China would given $1billion grant in the span of 3 years for the remote areas of the country.
The ambassador also said that they did not want a war between Pakistan and India as the whole region would get affected by the war.