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LAHORE, Nov 13 (APP): Minister for Defence Production and Science & Technology Rana Tenveer Hussain Sunday said successful shipment of first Mega Pilot Trade Cargo from Gwadar under China Pakistan Economic Corridor was a great historic achievement.
Talking to APP, he said the CPEC would be a road to prosperity and progress for the nation and the country would soon get rid of poverty.
He said that several energy projects were under progress, adding more investment in the form of new industry would come after the completion of these projects.
He said the government was working for the elimination of poverty and energy crisis, adding that Pakistan would become centre of international trade and economic activities due to CPEC project.
The minister said the CPEC was a guarantor of prosperity of more than one billion people of the region.
He congratulated Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and the nation on the completion of first mega project of the CPEC and said the CPEC would be proved an economic revolution.
He said China was a trustworthy friend and the government would continue its efforts for raising the living standard of people with the help of China.