Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman Saturday said that the governments of Gilgit-Baltistan and China’s Xinjiang province were going to make an agreement in the energy sector, which would add sufficient power to national grid.
Talking to media perons during his visit to Karachi Press Club, he said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would change fate of the region besides ensuring economic stability in Pakistan. Both China and Pakistan were investing in the CPEC, he added.
Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman said that the four of the five tunnels linking China to Pakistan would be named after the four provinces of Pakistan, and the culture of these provinces would also be highlighted on these places.
He said that there was satisfactory law and order situation in Gilgit-Baltistan, adding that culture of merit was being promoted in Gilgit-Baltistan, as 1325 ineligible people had been dismissed from service after National Testing Service (NTS) test.