CPEC taken to new highest to promote development: Khusro.


ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Khusro Bakhtiar said Friday that the government had uplifted the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to new highest as there had been multifold increase in its volume to promote development and progress of the country.

The minister was addressing a press conference here to brief the media persons about the agenda of upcoming 9th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting scheduled between Pakistan and China this week.

The minister was flanked by Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, Federal Minister for Power, Omar Ayub, Special Assistant to PM on Information and Boardcasting, Firdous Asiq Awan and Assistant to Prime Minister on Energy, Nadeem Babar.

The minister said that many important and mega projects were scheduled to be discussed in the meeting, particularly he mentioned the Railway revamping project under which the old...

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