Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa has rejected baseless rumours regarding the slowing down of the CPEC projects amid coronavirus pandemic.

In a message posted on his Twitter account, Asim Saleem Bajwa while rejecting the baseless propaganda articles said that the CPEC project was making steady progress as they were in position to launch the phase-II of the multi-billion project with enhanced scope.

He said that the second phase would involve private investors from Pakistan and China exploring business opportunities in industry, agriculture, food security, science and technology, tourism and other focused areas.