Pakistani Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Ahsan Iqbal, is set to attend a special commemorative 12th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) in honour of the 10-year anniversary of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is slated to embark on a four-day official visit to China from July 8, with JCC scheduled for July 11, according to an official statement released on Wednesday (July 5).
This year marks a significant milestone for CPEC as it celebrates a decade of impressive accomplishments in promoting economic growth, infrastructure development, and regional connectivity. To commemorate this 10-year anniversary, the CPEC Secretariat is collaborating with the Planning Ministry to conduct various events across the country. These include international conferences, academic sessions, cultural shows, and more.
Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal recently reviewed the progress of preparations for the special 12th JCC. The meeting was attended by Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and Development, Syed Zafar Ali Shah, the Chief Economist of Pakistan and Executive Director of CPEC, Dr. Nadeem Javaid, and representatives from all relevant ministries and divisions.