Balochistan leaders say CPEC to strengthen federation

Quetta: Balochistan Minister, spokesman to Chief Minister Balochistan and office-bearers of Quetta Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industries, have said that execution of China-Pak Economic Corridor would strengthen federation and brotherhood between federating units.

Addressing a ceremony at Quetta Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industries here, Balochistan Health Minister and senior leader of National Party, Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch emphasized the need to complete CPEC within stipulated time, adding that it would further strengthen the federation. “CPEC provides guarantee for a strong federation as it would directly and indirectly benefit all federating units,” he said.

He said that the situation of the country did not afford politics of hatred, adding that the stakeholders should play their due role for harmony and brotherhood between all provinces. He said that we would have to give professional technical training to our youths before the CPEC was made functional.

Spokesman to Balochistan government and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-N, Anwar-ul-Haque said that current law and order situation urged all political parties to promote national harmony and brotherhood. “The government is ready to arrange technical courses for youth so that they could get jobs in industrial parks to be established along CPEC in Balochistan,” he said.

President, Quetta Small Traders and Small Industries, Haji Wali Muhammad presented suggestions pertaining to proposed industrial parks along CPEC. He said that traders from Balochistan should be given maximum facilities at these industrial zones.