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KSA wants CPEC extended to Red Sea, Africa

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabian Minister for Economic Planning Engineer Adil Al Faqih on Monday said that his country was keen to work with Pakistan and China and desired that the mega project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should be extended to Red Sea and Africa.

He was talking to Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal in Riyadh, said a message received here from Saudi Arabia.

The two sides discussed economic cooperation between the two countries.

Ahsan Iqbal apprised Saudi Minister about Pakistan’s recent economic progress on the CPEC and shared Vision 2025 experience.

Engineer Faqih said Saudi Arabia was launching its Vision 2030 and expressed the desire to promote cooperation between the ministries of economic planning of two countries. – APP