Khalid Mansoor replaces Asim Bajwa as SAPM on CPEC

By: News Desk      Published: 07:35 PM, 3 Aug, 2021
Khalid Mansoor replaces Asim Bajwa as SAPM on CPEC

Prime Minister of Pakistan Tuesday appointed Khalid Mansoor as Special Assistant for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) affairs after the resignation of Asim Saleem Bajwa.

Asim Bajwa was serving as the Chairman of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority since November 2019.

Taking to Twitter Asim Bajwa wrote: “I bow my head before Allah Almighty for giving me an opportunity to raise & steer the important institution of CPEC Authority as one window for all CPEC projects, charting the future direction. Wouldn’t have been possible without the full confidence& support of the PM & his Govt."

“The course is set for future progression of CPEC, this journey will go on. My best wishes to Kahlid Mansoor sb, who is fully equipped to take it forward. CPEC is lifeline for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah,” added Bajwa.

Minister for Planning Asad Umar also took to Twitter to welcome Khali Mansoor to the team of PM Khan as SAPM for CPEC affairs.

“His vast corporate experience, with extensive work with Chinese companies and his direct involvement in leading some of the biggest CPEC projects makes him an ideal person to lead the next phase of CPEC,” wrote Umar.

He also thanked Bajwa for his services in moving CPEC forward and playing a vital role in broadening the CPEC scope with a transition to the second phase of CPEC.

“His dedication and commitment was a source of great strength and support.”

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