LONDON: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that combined efforts are required to eliminate terrorism from the world, adding Pakistan has made tremendous socio-economic progress in past few year due to government policies, Newsone reported on Wednesday.
“We have dealt with the energy crisis in the last four years, the security situation has been turned around, Pakistan’s vision is clear and intense for the future,” he said while addressing the seminar organised by ‘International institute of strategic studies London’.
Iqbal further said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a fusion of China’s One Road, One Belt initiative and Pakistan’s 2025 Vision on regional connectivity, adding that CPEC will not only provide prosperity in Pakistan but also financial wealth in the region.
“China can play a role to stabilize the region because its investments are much needed in the region. China can bring commercial investment that can help develop the regional economies,” Iqbal said.
He said that PML-N government has successfully dealt with the energy crisis in the country.
He stressed that Pakistan wants peace in the region and for that the countryside will continue its efforts for peace and stability.