CPEC Economic Zones will create 500,000 direct, one million indirect employment opportunities
CPEC to create 575,000 direct as well as indirect jobs in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and KPK in four Special Economic Zones.
More than 500,000 direct as well as around one million indirect jobs would be created by CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) in four SEZs (Special Economic Zones) to be set up in four provinces of Pakistan, including Sindh, Punjab, KPK and Balochistan.
The policy head of the department of job growth and human resource-based in Islamabad think-tank, Muhammad Muzammil Zia, working at the Ministry of Development, Planning, and Reform, mentioned that the second phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is going to bring a number of remarkable opportunities of jobs for people of Pakistan.
Zia said, “We have conducted a study to assess employment opportunities in four out of nine SEZs including KP’s Rashakai, Sindh’s Dhabeji, Punjab’s Allama Iqbal and Balochistan’s Bostan, with the state-run National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) to find out potential jobs and industries in the SEZs.”