LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will prove to be the game changer for Pakistan as China is making huge investment of $50 billion under the said project. He said CPEC is our collective destination and it will benefit the whole nation. He added speedy progress is being registered on CPEC project due to collective measures of the political and military leadership.
He said this during a meeting with Special Security Division Commandant Maj Gen Abid Rafique on Tuesday.
On the occasion, Shehbaz Sharif expressed satisfaction over excellent security arrangements of the SSD. He said the SSD has taken measures in an effective manner for the security of the CPEC and praised the efforts of SSD Commandant Abid Rafique and his team in this regard.
He said in order to achieve the joint objective of the CPEC, all stakeholders had to move forward with mutual coordination.
Meanwhile, Abid Rafique told the chief minister that the security of CPEC was in safe hands.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 8th, 2017.