CPEC to benefit all provinces, says Sartaj Aziz

15 Jan, 2016 3:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has on Friday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is a national project and it would benefit all the provinces.

Addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Friday, Sartaj Aziz said that the CPEC will help overcome the energy crisis, increasing power generation capacity and fulfilling the electricity needs of the country.

He said that the mega project could eliminate poverty and provide employment opportunities, particularly in remote areas of the country, adding that the political parties should not make the CPEC controversial for gaining political mileage.

The adviser said that foolproof security for engineers will be ensured and a special security division has been created for this purpose.

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