Ahsan stresses coordination of federal, provincial govts

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has emphasized for close coordination between federal and provincial governments.


Speaking at a high level meeting of Planning and Development Ministers of AJK and Gilgit Baltistan, he pointed out that after devolution of powers, it has become more critical.

He said we need to align federal and provincial development budgets through coordination to achieve national development targets in synergistic mode.

The Minister said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a fate changer for all provinces and regions. All provinces should develop plans to harness future opportunities from this transformational project.

He said Western route of CPEC will bring opportunities for backward areas of Balochsitan and KPK.

The meeting decided that all the provinces would enter into a exercise to learn from each other’s reforms.