Pakistan

SIALKOT (APP) – Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that government was utilizing all available resources for improving the means of communication across the country.


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Talking to APP at Muslim League House here on Sunday he said the basic concept to improve means of communication was to bringing far-off and neglected areas at equal par with the developed parts of the country. The linking remote areas with developed areas will bring revolutionary changes in life style and open new era of development and prosperity he added.

The minister said, the mega project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would play instrumental role in bringing revolutionary change and usher of economic stability and prosperity not only in Pakistan but also in the region.

Khawaja Asif was of the opinion that Gwadar port will play a dominating role in ensuring drastic economic stability and overall development of the country. He said that the development work on Sialkot-Lahore motorway will be undertaken in near future adding that motorway project will help in linking remote areas along with its track and reduced the distance
between Sialkot-Lahore.

Asif disclosed that development work on setting up Engineering Centre of Excellence in Head Marala for providing higher skilled development education and on a ring road will be carried out in near future.