President: (CPEC to change destiny of whole region: President)

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the educational institutions to prepare a sufficient pool of skilled workforce keeping in view the requirements of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project.

Addressing the convocation of National University of Modern Language (NUML) here on Friday, he said the CPEC will change the destiny of the whole region and Pakistan will emerge as an important country with the completion of this mega project.

This project, he said, will usher in a new era of economic prosperity and industrialization in the country. He said the CPEC envisages several energy projects besides construction of motorways and development of Gwadar sea port and Gwadar international airport.

The President assured that the operation against terrorists will continue till the restoration of complete peace. He said overall law and order situation has improved and business activities are gaining momentum. He urged the nation to stand by the government and the armed forces for the complete eradication of terrorism.