Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal has assured China-Pakistan Economic Corridor would be equally beneficial for all the provinces.

Addressing a seminar titled China Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Road to Peace and Prosperity of the Region in Karachi, he said social and economic activities have started under this project in Balochistan.

The Minister said two international standard roads are being constructed from Gwadar to Quetta, and from Gwadar to Khuzdar to Ratodero.  

He said like Gwadar, Gilgit-Baltistan would also be gateway to CPEC.

Ahsan Iqbal said forty six billion dollars CPEC would prove a game changer for entire region. It would interlink South Asia, Central Asia and Europe , and open billions of dollars market for Pakistan and other regional countries.

He rejected the impression and reports that the original plan/alignment of CPEC was altered. He said not a single inch change has been made in the CPEC.

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