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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Game Changer for the Region?

22 November 2016 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Chatham House, London


Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of Planning, Development and Reform, Islamic Republic of Pakistan



The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a major development project intended to rapidly expand Pakistan’s energy & transport infrastructure through the construction of a network of highways, railways, pipelines, power plants and other projects. The initiative indicates expanded bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and China and aims to deepen economic links. In this briefing, Pakistan’s federal minister for planning and development will assess the progress of the project and consider how it could boost economic growth in Pakistan and across the region.

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

This event is only open to Major Corporate Member and Partner organizations of Chatham House. If you would like to register your interest, please RSVP to Linda Bedford. We will contact you to confirm your attendance.