Ltd-Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa has resigned from the position of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority chairman. Bajwa wrote a tweet from his official account and said that this journey wouldn’t have been possible without the support and confidence of the PM and his government. He extended his best wishes for Khalid Mansoor, the candidate appointed by the PTI government as Special Assistant to PM for CPEC affairs.
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. Wouldn’t have been possible without the full confidence and support of the PM & his Govt. The course is set for future progression of CPEC, this journey will go on. My best wishes to Khalid Mansoor sb, who is fully equipped to take it forward. CPEC is a life line for Pakistan, it will transform us into a progressive and fully developed country InshaAllah.”