Progress on developmental projects in KP under CPEC reviewed

Progress on developmental projects in KP under CPEC reviewed

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Minister for Planning & Development Department, Abdur Rauf Khattak chaired a meeting regarding developmental projects taking place in the province under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The meeting discussed different developmental projects in detailed with special reference to its public importance and future role in the development of the region.
The meeting was told that developmental work is underway on different projects approved by the Joint Coordination Committee of CPEC, which Includes Hevelian-Thakot Express way (with estimated cost of Rs 130 billion), Suki-Kinare Hydro Power Project (estimated cost Rs 180 billion) and Hakla-D.I. Khan Motorway (estimated cost Rs 129 billion).
During the discussion it was told that Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) has principally approved three major developmental projects for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in its 6th meeting. These included Chitral Shandoor link road to be extended to Chakdara in future, Rashaki Special Economic Zone and Circular Rail Project.
The meeting also reviewed the pace of work on all the developmental projects, being executed under the CPEC in this province and the caretaker minister directed the concerned quarters to speed up the developmental and management works on all these projects and maintained proper record of all such activities taking place in this regard as these are long term projects of the national importance.


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