Pak-China Economic corridor to ensure progress in GB
ISLAMABAD, Jan 2 (APP): Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi on Thursday said establishment of Pak-China Economic corridor would be beneficial for achieving progress and prosperity in Gilgit-Baltistan.“Proper utilization of immense economic and tourism potential in Gilgit-Baltistan could lead Pakistan and GB to progress and prosperity” he said talking to Speaker of Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Wazir Baig, who called on him alongwith a delegation. Abbasi said that Gilgit-Baltistan was an important part of the country and rich in natural resources and human potential.
He said the present government was committed to bring the region in mainstream by providing economic activity, education and provision of basic amenities.
He said that establishment of Pak-China Economic Corridor was a step forward in relation of the commitment of the incumbent political leadership.
The Deputy Speaker said that administrative and financial autonomy has been ensured to the GB.
He assured all out support of the National Assembly Secretariat for the capacity building of members and staff of Legislative Assembly.
The Speaker of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly thanked the Deputy Speaker for organizing a comprehensive briefing about the working of the National Assembly for the members Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council.