Gwadar to become trade hub, ensure regional prosperity
QUETTA: President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday said that in the near future Gwadar would become an important trade hub by connecting Balochistan with Central Asia and result in economic development of the region.
Talking to parliamentarians at the Governor House, the president said regional connectivity would result in economic activity and ensure win-win situation for all the regional countries.
President Alvi said in view of the progress on the projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), there was a need to impart training to the youth on modern professional lines.
In Balochistan, he said, immense potential existed for the promotion of diverse sectors, including agriculture, fisheries and livestock.
He called for the need to take steps in the right direction to achieve the goals of progress and development of the province.
The president stressed utilisation of resources for the benefit of people, which he said, would also improve their living standards.
The meeting, attended by Balochistan Governor Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha and Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan, focused on the overall security situation, ongoing development projects, border trade and establishment of border markets, land digitalisation management and the new labour laws in the province.
Other areas, particularly promotion of tourism in the province and the economic and political situation also came under discussion.
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