President addresses joint session of Parliament: CPEC will start a new era of progress in country
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Mamnoon Hussain while paying tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their today for the nation’s tomorrow, has said that the war on terror will continue till the elimination of last terrorist.
He expressed these views while addressing the joint sitting of the Parliament on the start of third parliamentary year (Thursday). He said the nation stands united on the issue of flushing out the terrorists at all costs. “The terrorists are targeting different sects of Muslims and minorities in different parts of the country including Balochistan and tribal areas,” he said, adding that the people belonging to different sects as well as minorities are equal citizens of Pakistan and they will be protected.
Referring to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Mamnoon Hussain said the CPEC project is an important project which needs sincere efforts to be make it a success for the overall socio economic uplift of all areas of the country. “I praise the the consensus exhibited by the political leadership on the mega project,” he siad. ” I urge the political leadership to remain vigilant against those who have threatened to stoke terrorism in the country in order to sabotage Pakistan-China corridor.”
Mamnoon Hussain expressed satisfaction over pleasant relations between federation and the provinces and hoped that cooperation will lead to further strengthening of democracy and improving national economy.