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