Pakistan, regional countries get dividends from CPEC: Ahsan Iqbal

Interior Minister Professor Ahsan Iqbal has asserted that the Pakistan and the other countries in the region will get the dividends from the economic repercussions attached with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) adding that it is a geographic and economic reality that will bring positive changes in favor of Pakistan as well as for the whole region.

Interior Minister Professor Ahsan Iqbal has chaired the security Joint Working Committee on Pak-China Economic Corridor here in Islamabad on Monday. 

The meeting was attended by the high officials from the Interior Ministry and security agencies.

In the meeting, Interior Minister said that the Projects of CPEC are turned out to be landmark in the history of Pakistan. Pakistan has assumed the center stage for the whole world on account of the economic importance of CPEC.

Interior Minister noted that some foreign lobbyists are distressed at the economic progress in Pakistan.

Interior Minister has directed the security agencies to enhance their professional capacity to provide better security cover for CPEC Projects. He also stated that Chinese travelling to Pakistan are our guests and any attack on their lives is tantamount to challenge the writ of the state.

While talking about the importance of maritime security the Interior Minister said that it is inevitable to safeguard the sea -trade routes associated with CPEC. In this connection, he directed coastguards to make proactive steps to ensure the security of all trade routes.

In the meeting, the decision to institute a taskforce was also taken that will share with all the provinces the online /real time information regarding Chinese travelling to Pakistan. 

Posted on: 2017-09-19T10:04:00+05:00