ISLAMABAD, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan has decided to build the "CPEC Tower" in Islamabad, which would be the tallest building in the capital city and will serve as a symbol of socioeconomic progress Pakistan is making across all the fronts.
Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal, who is also in charge of CPEC, namely a collection of infrastructure projects officially known as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, noted that the iconic tower will attract investors and would serve as a symbol of branding Pak-China Friendship.
The decision was taken in a high level meeting held in Islamabad on Monday. Senior officials from the planning and other ministries attended the meeting.
"The initiative will provide facilitation to Chinese and other investors from around the world," the minister said.
He further said that the tallest building would help in image building of Islamabad as a sustainable and vibrant city thriving upon entrepreneurship, science and technology, research and development, finance and culture.
"CPEC tower should be equipped with state of the art hotel, office spaces, commercial spaces and modern facilities," an official statement quoted the minister as saying.