Karachi, Feb.3 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Gwadar-Hoshab (M-8) Road and reviewed the work being carried out on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The land-locked Central Asian states are interested in trade via the Gwadar Port, Sharif said.
The Dawn reported that Sharif said that CPEC would open new vistas of development and prosperity in the region in general and benefit the country in particular.
The inauguration ceremony of M8 was attended by Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Shari and other high ranking military and civilian officials.
The Prime Minister on the occasion also praised the services and sacrifices rendered by the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) in the construction of CPEC.
Sharif further said that CPEC would ensure economic development of Balochistan.(ANI)