No part of country to remain deprived of benefits of CPEC: Planning ministry

NewsNo part of country to remain deprived of benefits of CPEC: Planning...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) envisaged connecting Pakistani ports with the western China and it would be constructed mutually by Pakistan and China to ensure sustainable development.

Sources in the Ministry of Planning and Development told media that no part of the country would remain deprived of the benefits of CPEC.

The significant nodal cities in the two countries agreed so far under CPEC include Kashi, Taxkorgan, Khunjrab, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Sukkur, Quetta, Karachi and Gwadar and such other nodes which may fall in the Corridor in future.

There are 47 more cities that may get connected via road and rail networks, planned for the Corridor under various routes.

The total estimated cost for CPEC and related projects during the current financial year is about 151 billion rupees.

Source: APP

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