Construction work on CPEC’s western route in full swing: Ahsan

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal

PESHAWAR: Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal says construction work on the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is progressing in full swing.
Briefing newsmen about CPEC in Peshawar on Thursday, he said Dera Ismail Khan-Quetta road is being upgraded.
The Minister said in the first phase, Gwadar up gradation, construction of roads and energy projects will be implemented.
He said those who are spreading rumors about changing the western route should present evidence about it.
Ahsan Iqbal dispelled the impression that $35 billion energy projects are being implemented in Punjab. He said 11,000 megawatts of electricity will be produced in two years.


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