CPEC projects vital for country’s development: PM Imran
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that projects being carried out under China Pakistan Economic Corridor were vital for the development of the country and would provide huge opportunities of employment, communication and economic prosperity.
“Pakistan enjoys extreme good-will with China that has been proven time and again during emergent situations,” PM Imran Khan said while chairing a briefing on the review status of CPEC Energy Projects in Islamabad.
Emphasizing on the need for timely decisions to avoid cost-escalation on these projects, the prime minister said that fast-paced implementation was in the interest of the country.
Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa briefed the meeting in detail about progress on CPEC projects and said that there were a total of 22 projects in the CPEC’s energy portfolio, among which nine had already been commissioned.