No change in CPEC route, says President Mamnoon Hussain

PESHAWAR : President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday has said that funds for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have been enhanced from forty-six billion dollars to over fifty-seven billion dollars.

Addressing a function in connection with birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Peshawar, he said destiny of the nation will change with completion of CPEC project.

The President clarified that no change has been made in the route of CPEC and all parts of the country will benefit from this huge project. He said new projects have also been included in CPEC from all over the country.

He asked the youth to utilize the opportunities being generated by CPEC.

He said Central Asian states have also expressed willingness to join this project.

Mamnoon Hussain said future of Pakistan is very bright as the nation has succeeded in elimination of terrorism.

He said law and order situation in the country, including Karachi, has greatly improved as a result of successful operations.

He regretted that corruption damaged the society in the past but now the country is heading in right direction.

In his address on the occasion, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra lauded the role of security forces and general public in elimination of terrorism from society.

He said about eight five percent temporarily displaced persons of FATA have returned to their native areas but the process has now slowed down due to winter season.

The Governor said the remaining TDPs will be sent back to their areas by March next year.

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