Ahsan Iqbal Expresses Hope For GB-Xinjiang Cooperation

GB8ISLAMABAD,(APP): Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that cooperation between Gilgit-Baltistan and Xinjiang province of China in different fields would usher in new chapter in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.

Talking to Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman , he said, both Gilgit-Baltistan and Xinjiang province needed cooperation in education, health and tourism.

The minister said, the government was committed to improve living standards of people in remote areas.He assured GB CM that CPEC project also included PSDP projects.  During the meeting, the progress on ongoing development projects in Gilgit-Baltistan was reviewed.