Several Pakistani MPs expressed serious concern that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) could turn into another predatory East India Company if the interests of the country were not actively +protected, dawn dusk reports
Related to CPEC instead of money from the Chinese and other foreign investment The senators were particularly concerned about the perception that the local funding used for projects.
“It will be very dangerous for us if we have to bear the whole burden of this [project] a national development or national disaster, what are paid from China’s loans from the poor of Pakistan, Senator Saeedul Hassan Mandokhail reportedly at a meeting of the Permanent Senate Committee on Planning and Development, reports the Dawn.
Mandokhail compared the project to the East India Co., which was, of course, the trade mission to Britain to India and the predecessor of British imperial rule of the subcontinent.
“Another East India Company is on the horizon, the national interests are not protected, we are proud of the friendship between Pakistan and China, but the state interests must first come,” said Senator Tahir Mashhadi, chairman of the Standing Senate Committee on Planning and Development.