CPEC

'Coronavirus will not impact China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects'

The multibillion-dollar projects being implemented under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would not be affected by the temporary challenge of coronavirus, declared Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing.

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