Pakistan for extending CPEC to Central Asia via Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (APP): Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) expansion to Central Asia through Afghanistan would not only be useful for development and prosperity of both Pakistan and Afghanistan but also for the entire region.
Talking to Afghanistan's Ambassador to Pakistan, Dr. Omar Zakhilwal who called on him at Governor House Quetta, he also stressed to further enhance Pak-Afghan bilateral economic, trade and cultural relations.
The Governor said, Pakistan and Afghanistan were brotherly and neighbouring countries and a bright future could be ensured as a result of mutual cooperation and collaboration between the two countries.
The Afghan Ambassador said, at present, 100,000 Pakistanis were working in Afghanistan, adding, the expansion of CPEC to Central Asia via Afghanistan would further enhance importance of this multi-billion dollar initiative.
Both the countries could eliminate extremism and terrorism by enhancing economic and trade activities.