‘CPEC projects vital for regional development’


QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai said that all the mega projects under CPEC were vital for the development of entire region including Balochistan.
This was stated by him while presiding over a round table conference on investment opportunities in Gwadar and its benefits, held in Quetta under the auspices of the Friend of China Forum.
Amanullah Yasin said that being the hub of all economic and trade activities, development of Balochistan will result in development of entire country.
He stressed the need to focus on imparting modern technical and technological skills to our new generations in view of CPEC projects.
“The government should take all possible steps for making all technical institutions functional and evolve a comprehensive strategy for establishing new skills learning centers and technical institutes in the province,” he said.
He lauded the Chinese government for providing special incentives to the business community and traders of Balochistan.
Chinese Consul General to Karachi, Li Beijian, Chairman of the China Overseas Ports Holding Company Zhang Baozhong, adviser to the Pakistan Tehreek Insaf for Pak-China Cooperation Bayzed Khan Kasi, leading industrialists, business leaders and traders across the province attended the conference. The participants discussed prospects of taking benefits of the facilities extended by the government, economic changes which were happening in the region as well as new opportunities of trade with other countries and investments in Balochistan. – Agencies