CPEC will open new avenues of investment: Gov. Achakzai


From Our Correspondent

QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Mohammad Khan Achakzai yesterday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will provide new avenues of investment in the entire region and its most benefit will be to Balochistan and its people. He said, “This great project will improve infrastructure of the province especially transport and communication system. These developments will not only promote general prosperity in the province but will also eliminate unemployment.”

He expressed these views while talking to French journalists and research delegation, who called on him at the Governor House here. The delegation was led by Jacques Follorou.

The Governor said that there are pleasant relations between Pakistan and France, and France is proficient of cooperating with us in various fields.

He said that bilateral cooperation in fields of knowledge and culture can make positive impact on the people of the two countries.

The Governor Balochistan informed the French delegation about the geographical importance of Balochistan and the bright potential of resources and minerals found naturally in the province.

He said, “Balochistan is a vast and populous province of Pakistan, the government and security forces are taking all possible steps for maintenance of peace and eradication of terrorism from the province.”

He said, “Terrorism is no more a local problem, it is a global issue now, therefore International community should appreciate efforts made by Pakistan in counter terrorism and should support us.” He expressed the hope that elimination of terrorism will once again promote tolerance, brotherhood and lasting peace in the world.