ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that terrorism will not be allowed to become a hindrance on the path to development.

“Terrorism is a major issue of Pakistan. Extreme steps are being taken to crush terrorists. Terrorism will not be allowed to come in the way of the development of the country,” he said this while addressing the convocation at the Institute of Space Technology (IST) today.

Mamnoon said that Pakistan is an important country in the region and the whole region will benefit potentially from the Pak-China Economic Corridor (PCEC) project.