Islamabad, October 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Defense Minister Pervaiz Khattak Sunday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a game changer mega project that would usher the country into a new phase of progress and prosperity. Talking to media persons here, he said that game changing CPEC would change the financial conditions of people by boosting economic activities and put the country on path of development.
He said that priorities of government included achieving a respectable position for the country among comity of nations adding ‘Respectable Pakistan’ was also the vision of Prime Minster Imran Khan. To a question, he said that current financial crunch was outcome of the wrong policies adopted by the previous governments during their tenures.
Pervaiz Khattak said that corruption of previous government have overburdened the country with a debt that was huge and unprecedented. He said that efforts were underway to steer country out of financial crises. He expressed gratitude to party workers for their support and efforts during bye-elections, adding that the development funds would be utilized judiciously.
Commenting on the hue and cry of opposition, he said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted references against Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif in their own tenure. He reposed confidence on the leadership of PTI and maintained that party was united and its workers had firm believe in the sincerity, dedication and leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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