CPEC to stabilise national and regional economy: Mushahid

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Least-developed areas to reap benefits of CPEC: Mushahid

LAHORE, Sept 5 (APP): Chairman Pakistan-China Institute
and Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic
Corridor (CPEC) Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed Monday said that CPEC would stabilise national economy as the project envisages power generation, infrastructure development, modernisation of industry and integration of regional economy.

Talking to APP, Mushahid said that besides economic and
development opportunities along the CPEC routes, special economic  zones, industrial parks and oil pipelines would all create tremendous openings as well as employment opportunities for people across the country.

He said that CPEC was important initiative for uniting
the federation of Pakistan by connecting the less developed
and developed areas for the shared prosperity.

To a question he said that China had always played a very positive role in maintaining peace, security and stability in the region and beyond.

“The people of Pakistan were the major stakeholder in this gigantic project and as long as there was unity among their ranks and files, no enemy could dare to stop this project of national importance,” he added.

He said that the CPEC was not only a pilot project and a game-changer but also a pillar of economic growth for Pakistan as well as for the welfare of its people, in addition to its future.

Mushahid said that CPEC would strengthen the regional connectivity through road, rail and pipeline networks, further adding that Pakistan was a link between China and rest of the region.

He said that we should learn lessons from the experience
of Chinese model to make Pakistan an economically and
technologically developed country.

“We are grateful for the Chinese leadership for promoting
One Belt, One Road Vision, of which CPEC is an important
segment for the shared benefit and prosperity in the region,”
he remarked.” he further said.