ISLAMABAD: Federal Government decided to form special security force for the protection of Chinese workers and engineers on CPEC project. The special force will comprise of around 10,000 personnel.
According to the reports of Chinese news agency, the announcement came during the visit of Special Assistant to PM Nawaz on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi in Beijing.
Tariq Fatemi called on Chinese officials during his visit in China and discussed over the security issue of CPEC projects. He added that the special force will be trained by highly qualified military trainers.
The special force will be deployed for the protection of technicians, workers and engineers who are working on CPEC project.
He added that the new force “will be specially equipped and will have special organization in concerned ministries backing them.”