CPEC to benefit entire region through connectivity, Positive sum gain: President
President underscores deepening Pak-Mexico ties
President Dr Arif Alvi says Gwadar Port will make Pakistan a regional hub of transit trade and provide immense employment opportunities to the people of Balochistan. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad today, he said completion of the port will bring social and economic prosperity to the area. The President said the Gwadar Port and the CPEC will promote regional connectivity and benefit South and Central Asian countries, especially Afghanistan and the Central Asian states.President Dr Arif Alvi has asked Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Mexico to make concerted efforts for promotion of relations with Mexico in diverse fields including trade, investment, culture, tourism and education. He stated this while talking to the Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Mexico, Dr Aman Rashid, who called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today. The President said that Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Mexico and wanted to further expand cooperation in various areas of mutual interest. He highlighted that the government was focusing on increasing trade and investment with all countries and stressed the need to increase bilateral trade volume with Mexico. He also underscored the need to initiate high-level visits between the two countries which would further enhance bilateral relations. He asked the ambassador to work for the image-building of the country as well as expose the atrocities and human rights violations being committed by India in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The President congratulated Dr Aman Rashid on his assignment as Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to the United Mexican States and expressed the hope that he would work to further cement bilateral ties between the two countries.