CPEC to bring speedy progress, prosperity in GB: Hafeez ur Rehman

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ISLAMABAD: (APP) Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor would bring about speedy economic progress and prosperity for this region.

Talking to PTV, he said the people belonging to all segment of society including political parties in GB, are supporting all the development projects including CPEC .

He said that India was feeling uncomfort due to development projects in Gilgit-Baltistan.

He said that GB held a 50,000 megawatt potential which would be utilized for the benefit of the people of this country.

To a question regarding Kashmir, he said that India should come forward for dialogue with Pakistan to resolve the issue of Kashmir following the United Nations resolution.

Hafeez ur Rehman said that India was involved in human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir. He said that India was promoting extremism while Pakistan was fighting to flush out the menace of extremism.

To another question he said that minorities including Muslim and Sikh living in India were facing difficulties in celebrating their religious festivals.

The CM said that the minorities living in Pakistan were fully enjoying the religious rights and other facilities here.

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