APC held in Islamabad to overcome opposition party’s reservation on CPEC

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APC held in Islamabad to overcome opposition party’s reservation on CPEC

ISLAMABAD: All Parties Conference was held in Islamabad to take up Baluchistan’s reservation over CPEC project. The conference was presided by Sardar Akhtar Mengal, the leader of Baluchistan National Party.

 

As per details, the APC demanded that the Prime Minister to honour a commitment he had made at an earlier APC held on May 28 last year. APC unanimously approved 12 resolutions.

 

The APC demanded the government to hand over the control of Gwadar deep seaport to the Baluchistan government through fresh legislation.

 

The conference was attended and addressed by Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI-F) head Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) leader Mehmood Khan Achakzai, Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) hief Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, Deputy Chairman Senate and JUI-F leader Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri, PPP senior leader Farhat Ullah Babar, Jamaat-e-Islami leader Liaqat Baloch, PML-N leader Raja Zafar-ul-Haq and others.

 

Addressing the conference Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal announced that Energy projects worth over $25 billion are set to be completed under the CPEC.

 

Ahsan Iqbal expressed his hope that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will prove to be a game changer in the region.