Asad Umar dispels impression of slowing down pace of CPEC

English Official News

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has dispelled the impression of slowing down pace of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor saying that major work of the projects was completed during Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government.

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said in first phase of CPEC, two major sectors power and infrastructure were under main focus. Power projects with installed capacity of 3,340 MW were completed during the previous government while 5,864 MW of power projects are being completed during the current government’s tenure.

In infrastructure and road sector, Asad Umar said that the PML-N government completed 394 kilometres long motorways and highways under CPEC while the current government so far completed 413kms of the motorways and highways.

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