KARACHI: Prime Miniter Imran Khan inaugurates China Hub Power Plant in Balochistan on Monday. PM said “Is it the first joint project under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and we want to see the pattern in future too.”
The Government is moving towards the second phase of CPEC and it has established CPEC Authority to faclitate the projects under the program. – PM added.
Imran Khan said government is committed to increase ease of doing business in the country to attract foreign investment. He said red tapism and undue hurdles in the way of business are being removed.
Imran Khan said Balochistan is the province that is full of rich mineral deposits. He said during his visit to the US chairman of company previously working on Rekodik project informed him that Pakistan has one of the largest and finest quality gold reserves in the world. Chairman said they are still interested in working on the reserves as they believe that incumbent government of Pakistan is free of corruption. In past, a small group of people plundered the national wealth and filled their pockets.
The Prime Minister said apart from mineral resources, the province of Balochistan is also blessed with huge fisheries resources and its development can help earn valuable foreign exchange.
Imran Khan said PTI government inherited a record debt which led to more inflation, devaluation of rupee and other challenges. However, difficult decisions were made which have started yielding positive results.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister met Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and MQM delegation in Karachi discussed on various issued Karachi facing.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Ehsas and Sehat Insaf programs will be extended to interior Sindh.
He gave this assurance while talking to a delegation of Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) in Karachi on Monday.