Pakistan dismisses India's concerns over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Tuesday, 02 June 2015 13:36

Dismissing India’s concerns over the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor, Pakistan said that the $46 billion project will prove to be beneficial for the entire region, BBC Urdu reported.

The Pakistan-China Economic Corridor was announced in April this year during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan

On May 31, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi “very strongly” raised the issue regarding China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during his recent visit to Beijing, and termed the project “unacceptable”.

“Prime minster during his visit took up the issue very firmly and spoke very strongly that the CPEC going through PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) is unacceptable,” Swaraj said at a press conference.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had forewarned about possible backlash from local and international bodies, but he said that this project is very significant for a prosperous Pakistan.

The Foreign Office has responded to the Indian Minister’s statement strongly, stating that Pakistan is committed to the project as it will benefit the entire region.


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