Pakistan poised to become regional economic power


ISLAMABAD, March 30 (APP): High Commissioner of Pakistan in
Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. ® Syed Shakeel Hussain has said that Pakistan’s economy is on the rise and is poised to become a regional economic
power, Daily News, Colombo reported on Thursday.
The ambassador was addressing a function held in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations.
Sri Lankan Minister for Public Enterprises Development, Kabir Hashim was the chief guest on the occasion.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, manifestation of deepening bilateral relations between Pakistan and China will change the fate of the region in terms of socio-economic development.
The mega project, once completed, he added, will usher in prosperity and progress, not only in Pakistan but also in the whole region including Sri Lanka.
Maj. Gen. ® Syed Shakeel Hussain said each year, March 23, a yearning is reignited in the hearts of Pakistanis to nurture and uphold ideas and principles that enthused the Muslims of the Subcontinent to close their ranks in a remarkable act of unity becoming one entity to achieve their vision.