PESHAWAR, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 16th Jan, 2017 ) : Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed the working groups of different departments of the provincial government to plan marketing their products in the backdrop of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The province was planning a road show in China on March 15, 2017 where the government would market the advantages of the province in effective manner. He was presiding over a meeting regarding work groups of different departments at CM Secretariat Peshawar.
Chairman EZDMC Ghulam Dastagir, its chief executive Hassan Ansari, Secretary P&D Shahab and others attended the meeting. The Chief Minister said that CPEC has put the future of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on a new turn. KP has become a partner in some of the important projects of the CPEC. The province, he said had already a list of projects which had importance in view of the CPEC. Although work on these projects continued in collaboration with the EZDMC yet these should be seen afresh in the backdrop of CPEC and, therefore should be marketed.
Pervez Khattak said that there was no denying the fact that CPEC has enhanced the strategic importance of the province, therefore he directed to understand the advantages of the province, plan and market these advantages for sustained development of the province. He said that we have already track the province towards sustained economic growth. We wanted to exploit the natural resources of the province for the rapid progress of the province.
He reminded the participants that the foreign investors had demonstrated keenness to invest in the province. He hoped the industrialization would resolve unemployment problem. It would track the province towards growth and at the same time it will bring prosperity. The province had already set its targets, development and progress is the road we have to take for expeditious development of the province, he added. Pervez Khattak hoped that KP would emerge as one of the prosperous federating units of the country in near future.