COAS terms CPEC corridor of peace, prosperity for entire region

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RAWALPINDI, April 12 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Tuesday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was the grand manifestation of the deep rooted ties between China and Pakistan.

“Much larger than its bilateral benefits, CPEC is indeed a corridor of peace and prosperity, not only for the people of Pakistan and China but also for the region and beyond. It will bind all these nations  together and bring about an economic transformation through enhanced connectivity,” the COAS said while addressing a seminar in Gawadar.

Having passed through tough fight against terrorism, “we have now come a long way in our struggle for stability and development. As you all know, Operation Zarb e Azb is in progress, and let me say with satisfaction, that we are in the final stages of our military operation in FATA.”