ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Chairman Mushahid Hussain Syed Saturday said that CPEC was a future project of Pakistan and it would provide equal benefits to all provinces.
Talking to PTV, he said that CPEC would bring economic revolution in the country, adding that international airport, hospitals, university and vocational training colleges had been constructed in Gwadar.
Completion of many power projects launched by the incumbent government under CPEC would help in overcoming energy crisis, he said and added that mining of Thar coal was underway which would further strengthen the national economy.
Mushahid also said that industrial zones would be established across the country as this project was focusing on the construction of Gwadar Port, industrial zones, western route and overcoming energy crisis. He added, “We are achieving immediate results from CPEC as an immense unemployed youth were working in the project. Women are driving bulldozers for the development of the country.”
He further said that China is the all-weather friend of Pakistan and CPEC would create understanding and people-to-people contact between the two nations.
Commenting on parliamentary committee for CPEC, he said that members of the committee had visited many places to resolve reservations of the masses. The chief ministers of four provinces had attended the meetings on CPEC and the national consensus was already evolved in that regard, he added.