CPEC to bring speedy progress in GB: Hafeezur Rehman


Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would bring about speedy economic progress and prosperity for this region.

Talking to PTV, he said the people belonging to all segment of society, including political parties in GB, are supporting all the development projects including CPEC.

He said that GB held a 50,000-megawatt potential which would be utilised for the benefit of the people of this country.

To a question regarding Kashmir, he said that India should come forward for dialogue with Pakistan to resolve the issue of Kashmir following the United Nations resolution.

To another question, he said that minorities including Muslim and Sikh living in India were facing difficulties in celebrating their religious festivals.

The CM said that the minorities living in Pakistan were fully enjoying the religious rights and other facilities here.