CPEC, Gwadar Port to bring prosperity: President

ISLAMABAD, July 26 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain
Tuesday said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and development of Gwadar Port would lead to progress and
prosperity in Pakistan, particularly in Balochistan province.

He said the government was according the highest
priority to carry out development in Balochistan for the
people’s welfare and to bring it at par with other

The President was talking to Balochistan Governor
Muhammad Khan Achakzai, who called on him here at the

The Governor briefed the President about the overall
situation in Balochistan and the efforts for restoring
law and order in the province, said a press release.

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The President expressed satisfaction over the improved
security situation in Balochistan, saying that the government
was undertaking steps for peace and stability in the region.

He said the completion of development projects together
with CPEC would generate robust business activities and create enormous employment opportunities for the people of Balochistan and raise their living standard.

He also expressed his satisfaction at the pace of development work in Balochistan.