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Special Economic Zones being established to harness economic development: Khusro

ISLAMABAD: Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtiar on Friday said efforts were being made to establish Special Economic Zones (SEZs) for economic development in the country. He said this during a visit to Chinese Development and Research Centre in Beijing. The minister said Gwadar was being developed as driving force for the country and establishment of Petrochemical Complex would give a new dimension to Gwadar. He said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was important project of the Belt and Road Initiative.…

CPEC road to economic development for whole region: economic affairs minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan on Friday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the road to economic development and prosperity; not only for Pakistan and China but also for the whole region. "It will bring economic opportunities for different  countries in the region," he said while speaking as chief guest at the seminar 'Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Development' jointly organized by Preston University and Institute of Peace and Diplomatic…