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Pakistan

Web Desk
August 20, 2018

Gwadar to become regional hub of economic activities: Sanjrani

Pakistan

Web Desk
Mon, Aug 20, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has  said that Gwadar is the future of Pakistan and would become a hub of economic activities for the whole region. He expressed this views during a meeting with Chairman of Liaoning Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Xia Deren.

Sanjrani has proposed that Gwadar and Dalian, a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, China should be declared sister cities, keeping in view the commonalities in two cities and bond of friendship between Pakistan and China.

Sanjrani  said Gwadar and Dalian have huge potential for future cooperation, adding that Dalian has immense experience in Industrialization and development of Special Economic Zones and Pakistan could benefit from this experience while developing SEZs and developing hi-tech industry to take CPEC to the next level.

Chairman Senate said Gwadar is the gateway of CPEC, witnessing the most rapid development, positively transforming the lives of people of Baluchistan.

Sanjrani visited Poverty-alleviation project in Chinese city, Dalian new port in the afternoon and later attended a dinner hosted by the leaders of Dalian city.

He said that  in Beijing he had very candid and fruitful discussion with Chairman National People’s Congress (NPC), Chairman CPPC as well as Foreign Minister of China.

He said China and Pakistan are actively engaging at level of central governments but he believed that there was still a huge potential for cooperation among provinces, cities and regions of both the countries.