PR No. 155 Islamabad

President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed satisfaction at the pace of development work in Balochistan and said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and development of Gwadar Port will lead to progress and prosperity in Pakistan particularly in Balochistan.

The President said this while talking to Governor of Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Tuesday.

Governor Balochistan briefed the President about the overall situation in Balochistan and apprised him of the efforts for restoring law and order in the province. The President expressed satisfaction at the improved security situation in Balochistan adding that the government was undertaking steps for peace and stability in the region. President Mamnoon Hussain stated that the government is according highest priority to carry out development in Balochistan for the welfare of the people and to bring the province at par with the other provinces of the country.

The President said that the completion of development projects together with CPEC will generate robust business activities and create enormous employment opportunities for the people of Balochistan and raise their living standard.