SIALKOT, Aug 22 (APP): Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday said the completion of mega project of Sialkot Lahore motorway would open a new vista of economic progress in the city.
Addressing the public meeting near Sambrial, the Minister
said that Sialkot was an economic hub of the country and business community of the area was contributing a lot to the national economy through its exports.
Sialkot globally known for its quality products, skill
and craftsmanship and for its unique export culture, he said.
The Minister said the business community of Sialkot was
demonstrating of highest degree of social responsibility and committed to continue serving the people and the country.
He said that an ultra modern 500 bed hospital costing Rs 6
billion was being constructed in Sialkot for providing modern health cover to the people at their doorstep.
He alleged that some elements were trying to block the process of development and prosperity which was not tolerable, adding that people had already rejected the politics confrontation and endorsed the government polices.
The Defence Minister further said that the mega China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would play an instrumental role in bringing revolutionary change and economic stability not only in the country but also in the whole region. The economic stability had become more vital at this juncture for making the country economically stable, bringing prosperity and to boost development process in the country, he added.