Special force being set up for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Senate told

It was proposed that CCI should have representation from AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan too.

ISLAMABAD: The Senate was told on Thursday that a Special Security Division (SSD) was being set up for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, consisting of nine battalions of the army and six battalions of the civilian forces.

Minister of State for Interior Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman said the division would be deputed for the security of foreigners and Pakistanis working on the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

The senators strongly believed that the Council of Common Interests (CCI) could play a vital role in addressing grievances of the smaller provinces and maintaining a decent relationship between the federation and the provinces. It was proposed that the council should have representation from AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan too.

Source: The News

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