KARACHI, (APP): With the completion of the China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Karachi and Gwadar would attain central significance in the region. This was stated by the Sindh Governor, Muhammad Zubair, here on Tuesday.
He was talking to the Federal Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi, who called on him at the Governor House. Governor was of the view that with a new era of prosperity, the trade and industrial activities in Karachi would certainly increase further and more job opportunities will be created.
He said that elaborate measures are being taken to fully benefit from the CPEC. Zubair said that work is going on with regard to energy sector at the Port Qasim. The sustained power supply would be possible to the industrial and business areas from the energy terminal.
He pointed out that in the Karachi Development Package a huge amount has also been allocated for the rehabilitation and development of industrial areas. Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi praised the steps taken for improvement in industrial areas of the province especially that of Karachi.
He said that rehabilitation and development of infrastructure in industrial areas are very important and the federal government would extend every assistance in this regard.