Tech institutes around the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) planned

A cluster of tech institutes is planned to be established around the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). CPEC Authority Chairman Lt-General Asim Saleem Bajwa (retd) said that the institutes will provide training to the youth for jobs in CPEC projects. According to a CPEC Authority official, the mega project will move forward with more strength in the coming years. This strategic relationship will strengthen the ties between China and Pakistan. The next phase of CPEC targets the four important sectors, including industry, agriculture, socio-economic development and Gwadar New City. Officially, 9 put of 22 energy projects had been completed while five mega electricity projects in Thar, Kohala, Azad Pattan and others has been streamlined.  After completion of all the projects, Pakistan will not only become self-sufficient in the energy with addition of 17,000MW electricity to the national grid, but will also be able to export it. Similarly, around 210MW of electricity will be provided to the zone in three phases while the government has also allocated Rs 1.203 billion for provision of gas.