LAHORE: Speaker National Assembly (NA) Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said on Saturday that enemies are working hard to fail China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), adding that this project will bring economic prosperity in the region.

Speaking to a ceremony in Lahore, the NA speaker said that India is consciously violating Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary in a bid to divert attention from its atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

He said that all departments are working hardly to strengthen national security and democracy. However, the country hasn’t been progressed. He hoped that the country will be economically progressed till 2018.

The speaker further said that the voices of captain and umpire are frequently coming in the current regime, asking media to play its role for development of the country. He was of the opinion that the prime objective of every citizen is to strengthen the country.

Appreciating the role of journalist organisations, he said that journalist is front man and they have played great role for development of the country. He further said that there should be life insurance of journalists as no one take care of families of journalists after their deaths.