Business News Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Over 150 leading Chines businessmen and investors from different companies and industries
attended the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Summit and Expo held here at Pak-China
Friendship Center (Business News Pakistan).
The Summit and Expo was hosted by Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform with an aim to
highlight the bilateral trade and investment opportunities existing in different sectors of the two economies
under the multi-billion dollars projects.
The summit was also aiming at to mark the third anniversary of Joint Coordination Committee meeting and
decision on CPEC and to enhance business to business contacts.
Moreover, about 60 stalls were established in the expo where different Chines and local companies had displayed their
products and expertise to showcase their products and services and promote business to business contacts.
In CPEC moot, about 27 chines leading companies operating in energy generation, construction, road and
bridge construction had also established their desks to apprise the local businesses about the areas of mutual cooperations.
Leading local businessmen and investors also attended the summit, where as boards of investment of four
provinces also established their desks to apprise the Chines investors about the trade and investment
opportunities existing in their respective provinces.
Furthermore, Chinese entrepreneurs showed keen interest in investment opportunities existing in different sectors of local
economy including power generation, infrastructure development and logistics.
He also informed that the company was operating in solar energy generation and it had generated about 300 MW
solar energy which was included in national transmission system.
He also said that pro-business policies of the current government had encouraged the investors to invest in different
sectors of economy adding that more companies were coming in to invest in Pakistan as the CPEC project has
opened huge investment opportunities.
Meanwhile, official of the China Road and Bridge Corporation informed the APP that the company was
working on widening and improvement of Korakaram Highway from Khunjrab to Roykot.