Asim Saleem Bajwa resigns as CPEC authority chairman

The Nation  |  Aug 03, 2021

Lieutenant General (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Tuesday resigned from his position as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority's chief.

In a series of tweets, 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. [It] wouldn’t have been possible without full confidence and support of the PM and 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 life line for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah-2/2

— Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimSBajwa) August 3, 2021

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“My best wishes to Kahlid Mansoor sb, who is fully equipped to take it forward. CPEC is a lifeline for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah,” he continued.

The sources said Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the appointment of Khalid Mansoor as his special assistant on CPEC.

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