CPEC to play vital role in enhancing regional connectivity: Ahsan

CPEC to play vital role in enhancing regional connectivity: Ahsan
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ISLAMABAD:Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will play an important role in enhancing regional connectivity .

In an interview with PTV, he said the mega project will be a game changer for Pakistan.               

Ahsan Iqbal said Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan will become gateways of CPEC.

He said Trade Zones will be set up in Islamabad, all the four provinces, AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan, and FATA.   

He said Chinese and Pakistani companies will make large-scale investment in these zones, which will not only create new jobs, but also help transfer new technology to Pakistan.              

The Interior Minister said a special force of some 10,000 security personnel has been constituted for providing security to the people working on CPEC related projects. APP/AFP

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