APP80-24 ISLAMABAD: April 24 – Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal addressing during concluding ceremony of three day National Book Fair at Pak-China Friendship Center. APP photo by Javed Qureshi

ISLAMABAD April 24 (APP): Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Monday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would help Pakistan to achieve central position in the region.
He was addressing the closing ceremony of 8th annual National Book Festival of National Book Foundation as chief guest here.
Ahsan Iqbal said today Pakistan was much better than that of past as economic indicators were moving in positive trajectory, investors were returning to the country, festivals were being organized, film production had started again, and people were visiting cinemas.
He said due the prudent policies of the present government, the
international economic credit rating agencies were rating the country’s economy as stabled.
Advisor to Prime Minister on Political Affairs, Irfan Siddiqui and Chairman PTV, Ata ul Haq Qasmi were also present on the occasion.