Chairman CPEC Authority vows to add more projects in Balochistan under CPEC

Chairman CPEC Authority Lt. General ® Asim Saleem Bajwa held a meeting with the Chief Executive of Balochistan Board of Investment Farman Zarkoon to discuss the various aspects pertaining to the socio-economic development of Balochistan. The meeting considered a proposal to establish a special economic zone for fisheries in Balochistan. During meeting, Chairman vowed to add more projects in Balochistan under CPEC.

QUETTA: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Chairman of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa has pledged to add more projects of Balochistan in CPEC, terming it as a fortune changer for Pakistan and Balochistan.

He expressed these views on Thursday while meeting with the Chief Executive of Balochistan Board of Investment Farman Zarkoon in Islamabad. The meeting discussed various aspects related to economic development in Balochistan and investment opportunities on the coastal strip of the province.

A proposal to set up a special economic zone for fisheries was also considered in the meeting. Bajwa said that CPEC is the foundation of development in Balochistan and Pakistan. Zarkoon briefed the CPEC chairman about the promotion of investment in Balochistan and the incentives and facilities provided to foreign and national investors.