Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif said on Thursday (October 6) in Islamabad that finishing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects is the government’s top priority in order to help the people.
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The prime minister said that the projects are important for the economic growth and development of Pakistan because they will give people jobs. He said these things while talking to a group from the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which is owned by the government and led by President Ye Chengyin. The PM said at the time that China’s relationship with Pakistan has always stood up to time.
Later, the premier and the envoy were told how different projects were going. People said that the government has already started the last stages of building the Karachi Coastal Development Project, the Rashakai Special Economic Zone, the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway, the Babusar Tunnel, ML-1, and the railway corridor between Karachi Port and PIPRI. The delegation liked what the prime minister did to make sure that the CPEC projects would be done on time. The CRBC also showed interest in the 10,000 WM solar power project.
It’s important to know that CPEC, which has a budget of about USD 64 billion, is one of the biggest projects to build infrastructure. The projects started as part of this ambitious plan involve investments in energy, transportation, ports, mines, and industrialization, among other areas.