PM inaugurates ground breaking of Pakistan-China Optic Fibre Cable network

GILGIT, May 19 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said the ambitious China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would not only bring prosperity to the region but also help put an end to extremism and terrorism.

Addressing the ground breaking of the 820 km long Optic Fibre Cable linkage between Khunjrab and Rawalpindi, the Prime Minister also directed extending its linkages to other CPEC project areas.

The Prime Minister said the world has transformed over the
years and now “Knowledge-based economy” was the buzzword. He urged the youth, particularly of Gilgit and Baltistan to get ready for the challenges ahead and strive for excellence.