India’s war crazes damaging peace of region: Federal Minister

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Ahsan explores prospects of diversifying CPEC cooperation

KHUZDAR, Sept 22 (APP): Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal Thursday said neighboring country India’s war crazed

and attitude of extremism have posed threats to peace of the region.

He said that after complete implementation of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC), Balochistan would become gateway of development.

He was addressing a ceremony at Khuzdar University, here.

He said: “After the launching of CPEC and other mega projects, some countries started hatching conspiracies to damage peace in Balochistan  in order to destabilize Pakistan,” adding that but nefarious designs  of the enemies would be foiled at any cost.

He said that Indian government has been running policies to trigger  war like situation in the region which would pose threat to peace of the region. “Indian government should keep in view that its policies of extremism would damage the peace of the region,” he said. “Some countries are not tolerating Pakistan’s journey to development,” he added.

He said that Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif-led government has been paying special attention towards mega development projects in Balochistan.

“The federal government has also been extending special financial cooperation to universities of Balochistan in order to promote higher education,” he said.

He said that Rs 800 million were being spent on execution of different projects for universities in Balochistan including for Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology.

“Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif himself will inaugurate completed  projects at universities in Balochistan,” he said.

MNA, Maulana Qamar-Ud-Din, Provincial Minister, Sardar Aslam Bezinjo  and Vice Chancellor, Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Muhammad Ameen were also present.