01 Mar, 2017
Karachi March 1st:- A 37 member delegation of participants of 25th advanced diplomatic course which included diplomats from various countries called on Governor Sindh Mr. Muhammad Zubair at Governor House here today.
Governor Sindh while speaking on the occasion said that due to its geo political significance the role of Pakistan in global politics was of immense importance. The strategic location, role against war on terrorism has made Pakistan a key character in geo political scenario of international relations, he observed.
He said that with the initiation of China Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) its economic importance has also increased manifold. CPEC is a game changer not only in the region but for the whole world, he added. Mr.Zubair said that such was the significance of CPEC that many neighboring countries are requesting to be included in the project. They know its fruits on economic front as it is a win win situation for both Pakistan and China and whoever chooses to be included in this massive initiative he added.
He said that CPEC would not only initiate rapid economic development in Pakistan but would also provide countless job opportunities in the country. Its impact on the economy of Sindh would also be very huge especially on power sector, he opined.
He said that diplomats are the face of any country and their working determine the relations between the countries. To fulfill ever changing challenges of diplomacy constant training and refresher courses for diplomats are very essential, which not only enhance their capabilities but prepare them to discharge their duties with more professional approach and vision, he added.
The participants asked various questions from Governor Sindh ranging from Law & Order situation in Sindh, pace of development projects, the role of Governor in the province and his responsibilities. Governor Sindh answered all the questions in detail.
Director Program Foreign Services Academy Mr. Sajjad Haider Khan informed Governor Sindh about the course conducted by the Academy which is of 6-weeks duration and diplomats from 35 countries were participating in this course.