After meeting with Egypt Ambassador to Pakistan National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has said that Egypt also wants to participate in CPEC.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said Egypt’s participation in CPEC will assign substantive meanings to the ‘transcontinental game-changer’ project by connecting Sino-Pak Economic Corridor to Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

He said that this is akin to Allama Iqbal’s dream to integration ‘from the shores of Nile to the Soil of Kashghar’ in a different context.

Welcoming Egypt’s proposal to join CPEC, the Speaker said that Egypt’s participation in CPEC will open a new channel of unhindered flow of trade between Africa and China through a secure and cheaper trade route via Pakistan.

The speaker highlighted that Pakistan is committed to foster regional integration by linking regional countries into ‘One Belt’ of trade, prosperity and connectivity.