The expansion of CPEC and linking it to Afghanistan is imperative. Zabihullah Mujahid
Kabul: 3 September, Taliban spokesman has praised the CPEC project vehemently and showed a strong desire for his country’s desire to become an integral part of it.
Addressing the Pak-Afghan Youth Forum International Conference on ‘Joint Reconstruction of Afghanistan’ in Islamabad via video link, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been expanded to Afghanistan.
He emphasized that being a good friend of China, and due to very important geo-strategic location, it is very important now to connect Afghanistan with this mega project and one belt one road plan which is meant for regional prosperity. Zabihullah Mujahid appreciated Pakistan’s long-standing partnership with the Afghan people and said he hoped that Pakistan would continue to support the Afghan people in their peace efforts and promotion of bilateral trade.
Zabihullah Mujahid, the spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, assured that there would be no threat to Pakistan from Afghanistan.