Youth needs to be trained to take CPEC projects forward: President Arif Alvi

QUETTA, August 4: Pakistani President Dr Arif Alvi said on Tuesday afternoon that youth needed to be trained to take CPEC projects forward.

Speaking to parliamentarians here at the Governor’s House, the President said President Alvi said in view of the progress on projects under the CPEC, there was a need to train youth on modern professional lines.

He said Gwadar in the near future would become an important trade hub by connecting Balochistan with Central Asia, resulting in economic development of the region.

President Alvi said regional connectivity would result in economic activity and ensure win-win prosperity for all countries.

In Balochsitan, he said, immense potential existed for 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 utilization of resources for the benefit of people, which he said, would also improve their living standards.

The meeting, attended by Governor Balochistan Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha and Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan, focused on overall security situation, ongoing development projects, border trade and establishment of border markets, land digitalization management and new labour laws in the province, said an official statement.

Other areas, particularly promotion of tourism in Balochistan and the economic and political situation also came under discussion.

Source: China Economic Net