Islamabad: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkha Mehmood Khan says that my province and the famous silk route has been important for trade through out the history. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is now taking all measures to again make the province an important regional hub for trade and commercial activities. Through CPEC Province is. opening its doors to enormous natural resources and beautiful scenic sites. The implementation of the suki kinari hydel project, Raskaki special economic zone, Havelian Thakot highway, the newly recommend swat express and D۔I. Khan to Peshawar Expressway and the. Havelian dry port as part of ML-I project will bring huge opportunities of trade and industrialization that will also bring prosperity to the region. He expressed these views on 09th China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Joint Cooperation meeting held in local hotel of islamabad. The other participants of the event are Chinese Ambassador Yao Jong, Mr. Khosru Bakhtiyar Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal, Chief Minister Gilgit Balistan, Finance Minister KP Taimoor Jaghra, Mr. Ning Ji Zhe Vice Chairman NDRC, China and various other high officials.
Chief Minister Mehmood Khan also said that the government of KP is thankful to the Chinese government for the grant in socio economic projects especially in health care, vocational training, agriculture and clean drinking water which will help remove the gaps in our medical facilities and also help in poverty alleviation in our less development areas. CM requested to delegation to help us build our capacity is not only agriculture but also in value addition of our mines and minerals sector as well as the tourism sector, with your support and under the vision of BRI we can work together to shape industrialization and also support SME sector in KP.
Lastly, He said through board of investment, KP is preparing to arrange its second road show in Beijing in 2020. This will result in new joint ventures and would request Chinese government for its support for making it a success.