Asim Saleem Bajwa quits as CPEC Authority chief, according to his tweet today.
Lieutenant General (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa announced resignation as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority’s chief.
Asim Saleem Bajwa quits as CPEC Authority chief
However, he thanked the government and Prime Minister Imran Khan for their support.
According to his tweet, he said I bow my head before Allah Almighty for giving me an opportunity to raise and steer the important institution of CPEC Authority.
He noted the CPEC Authority as one window for all CPEC projects, charting the future direction.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister appointed Khalid Mansoor as his special assistant on CPEC related matters.
Bajwa said he wished the best for Khalid Mansoor, who has replaced him as the special assistant to the prime minister on CPEC Affairs.
He hailed Mansoor as fully equipped to take CPEC forward.
Moreover, he underlined CPEC as a lifeline for Pakistan; it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country.
According to reports, Khalid Mansoor has experience working abroad, with Chinese companies and banks.
Notably, CPEC shows China’s confidence in Pakistan because of matchless investment in the country.
This also shows Pakistan’s trust in China whom it provided a safe transit to Indian ocean near to Persian Gulf, Arab countries and continent Africa.