Asim Saleem Bajwa steps down as CPEC Authority chairman

Lt-Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa has stepped down from the put up of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority chairman.

“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 full confidence and support of the PM & his Govt,” he stated in a tweet from his official deal with.

He additionally expressed finest needs for Kahlid Mansoor, who has been appoineted as the brand new CPEC Authority chief by the PTI authorities.

“Khalid Mansoor sb is fully equipped to take it forward. CPEC is life line for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah,” Bajwa wrote.

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar thanked Bajwa for his providers in shifting CPEC ahead and enjoying an important position in broadening the scope of the multi-billion greenback mission.

“His dedication and commitment was a source of great strength and support,” stated the minister in a tweet.

In one other tweet, Umar stated newly-appointed SAPM Mansoor’s huge company expertise together with in depth work with Chinese firms and his direct involvement in main a few of the mega Chinese initiatives “makes him an ideal person to lead the next phase of CPEC”.

The federal authorities in November 2019 notified the appointment of Bajwa as the primary chairman of the CPEC Authority.

The authority was established by a presidential ordinance in 2019 for coordination, monitoring and analysis to make sure implementation of CPEC-related actions.

The former DG ISPR, who additionally served as commander Southern Command, was appointed for a interval of 4 years.

This will likely be up to date…

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