CPEC will benefit all provinces: Mushahid

Says project to help overcome energy crisis

APP February 26, 2018
Mushahid Hussain Syed. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Chairman Mushahid Hussain Syed has said that CPEC is a future project of Pakistan and it will provide equal benefits to all provinces.

Talking to PTV, he said CPEC would bring economic revolution in the country.

He said international airport, hospitals, university and vocational training colleges had constructed in Gwadar.

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Completion of many power projects launched by the incumbent government under CPEC would help in overcoming energy crisis, he said, adding that mining of Thar Coal was underway which would further strengthen the national economy.

He said industrial zones would be established across the country as this project was focusing on construction of Gwadar Port, industrial zones, western route and overcoming energy crisis.

Syed said, "We are achieving immediate results from CPEC as immense unemployed youth are being employed due to the project. Women are driving bulldozers to contribute their services for the development of the country."

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He said, “China is an all-weather friend of Pakistan and CPEC will create understanding and people to people contact between the two countries.

Commenting on parliamentary committee for CPEC, he said members of the committee had visited many places to resolve reservations of the masses. The chief ministers of four provinces had attended the meetings on CPEC and national consensus was already evolved in this regard, he added.

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