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Asim Bajwa resigns as CPEC authority chief

Khalid Mansoor has replaced him as the special assistant to the prime minister on CPEC Affairs.

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

Asim Bajwa shared the decision in a series of tweets, as he thanked the government and Prime Minister Imran Khan for their support.

“I bow my head before Allah Almighty for giving me an opportunity to raise and 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& support of the PM & his Govt,” he said.

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 a lifeline for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah,” he added.

Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa (retd) had stepped down from his duties as the Special Assistant to the Pakistan Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting last year in October.

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