CPEC will create over 7mln jobs in country: Dr Murtaza of PEW

    President Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Dr Murtaza Mughal has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a game changer project that would create over 7 million job opportunities in the country.

    Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said, “It is also an achievement that foreign investment in Pakistan through CPEC has improved to a great extent.” 

    He said, “The government has initiated a number of short and long term power projects and after completion of all these projects in 2030 almost 30,000MW electricity will be added in national system.”

    He informed that, “The economic zones under CPEC would also be established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as well. The international organizations have also been appreciating the economic policies of the government as a result of which country’s economy is improving day by day.” 

     “Peace and stability in Afghanistan is also vital for the successful completion of CPEC,” he added.

    Posted on: 2017-07-13T14:07:00+05:00