Pakistan Today – In an urgent phone call on Monday, President Mamnoon Hussain reassured his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that the $62 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) won’t pass through Faizabad Interchange.

Summary

  • In an urgent phone call on Monday, President Mamnoon Hussain reassured his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that the $62 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) won’t pass through Faizabad Interchange.
  • President Mamnoon called Xi after the protests at Faizabad Interchange were wrapped up, well-placed sources have told The Dependent.
  • “The China Pakistan Economic Corridor won’t go through Faizabad Interchange, D-Chowk or the Red Zone in Islamabad,” Mamnoon told Xi.
  • According to sources, the Interior Ministry has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board to connect them with the Lahore Traffic Police.
  • “We want to know how they managed to divert traffic when they hosted the Pakistan Super League final, the Independence Cup and the final T20 against Sri Lanka,” a source within the ministry said.


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