MAKKAH: Minster for Planning Ahsen Iqbal on Sunday said regional peace was imperative for economic progress in the country.
“China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has multiplied responsibilities of Pakistan. The project has enhanced strategic importance of the country in the region,” he said while talking to different delegations in Makkah Mukarramah.
Ahsan Iqbal said new projects in energy and infrastructure would give a boost to economic activities.
He said Pakistan had the potential to join the top twenty five economies of the world by 2025.
The minister said the government was providing all possible financial assistance to the youth to enable them contribute to national progress.