PM says CPEC project will generate economic activities

June 7, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project will generate economic activities and bring about prosperity in the country.

He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of newly-installed Security System at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore on Monday. He said that such projects would help improve the living standard of people.

He directed the CAA officials to provide modern facilities of international standard to the passengers at the Airports. He advised them to complete the expansion of Lahore Airport keeping in view future needs due to increase in number of passengers and air traffic.

Defense Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif and adviser to the Prime Minister on Aviation Shujaat Azeem were also present. On the occasion, Director General Airports Security Force (ASF) Maj Gen Sohail briefed the Prime Minister on the new system.

The Prime Minister was also given presentations on extension of Allama Iqbal International Airport, enhancement of in-flight facilities for passengers by civil aviation authorities and PIA.

The new Airport system has been manufactured by Pakistani engineers within four months. Pakistan is the second country after China in Asia where this modern security system has been installed for the security and safety of passengers.