KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would open new avenues of development and its security was crucial.
Chairing a meeting over CPEC security at Sindh Secretariat earlier today, Murad Ali Shah said the federal government had formed a special security division for CPEC. He added that this division had six wings and approximately 9,000 Army personnel.
The chief minister added that the Sindh government would issue SOPs for CPEC and non-CPEC projects. He also directed that complete data of Chinese nationals landing at airports be compiled.
The meeting was also attended by IG Sindh AD Khawaja, Chief Secretary Siddiqui Memon, CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab, Principal Secretary to CM and Home Secretary.