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CPEC makes Pakistan rising nation among world community: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has made Pakistan a rising nation among the world community.

Addressing a ceremony at Dawood Engineering University in Karachi on Monday, he said that those countries which in the past leveled allegations of terrorism against Pakistan are now seeing Pakistan as an emerging nation and they aspire to be part of CPEC.

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The planning minister said Pakistan has achieved political maturity and stability and it will soon be turned into Asian tiger.

He stressed the need for making Pakistan a hub of information and digital technology so that our youth could lead the world in this sector.

CPEC is a $54 billion project with the potential to increase more in worth with the inclusion of future projects.



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