Govt urged to address KP, Balochistan political parties concerns on CPEC

20 Jan, 2016 4:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The ruling and opposition parties of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have once again said that they are not against China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project but the federal government should clear their concerns.

Addressing a seminar regarding CPEC, former Balochistan chief minister Dr Abdul Malik said that Pakistan People’s Party had in written promised to transfer the authority of Gwadar to Balochistan.

He said that the local people of Balochistan should also be included in the CPEC, adding that they must also be informed about their role in the project.

Pakistan People’s Party leader and Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the planning commission has made the Sea Pack project controversial that is why the planning commission should be separated from this project.

Awami National Party leader Afrasiyab Khattak said that Sea Pack project could not be kept hidden from the public, adding that the project should be completed transparently.

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