Nov 2 plan a bid to hurt CPEC project, says Riaz Pirzada

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BAHAWALPUR, Oct 24 (APP): Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada has said Imran Khan’s November 2 sit-in plan in Islamabad is a bid to hurt multi billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.
He said in a statement that Imran was hungry for power and making attempts to reach power corridors through undemocratic means at the expense of national interests.
He said the country was making progress in all sectors while the CPEC was a key to future economic prosperity, however, Imran wanted to reverse the on-going process of national development.
Highlighting the three-year performance of the PML-N government, he said under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the government launched many mega power generation projects to address power shortage.
He said the country was registering successes in fight against terrorism, thanks to sacrifices being rendered by law enforces agencies and our brave armed forces and political commitment of the government to root out terrorism from the country.
He termed Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park a gift for people of Bahawalpur. He said foundation stone of the Multan-Sukkur Motorway would soon be laid.
Riaz Pirzada said menace of terrorism had badly affected holding international sports events in the country. However, after achieving success in fight against terrorism, Pakistan was now making efforts to resume international sports events in the country.
He said the Nishan-e-Haidar Hockey Tournament would soon turn out to be a national level event. He promised funding to hockey federation to enable it hold events at local level. He said the government was making efforts to replace the green hockey turf by brown turf that is being utilized all over the world to enable our hockey players practice with facilities matching international standards.