Govt Completing CPEC Projects On Priority, Transparently: PM
ISLAMABAD, Oct 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Oct, 2022 ) :Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that the government was completing the projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on a priority, which were deliberately delayed by the previous government during last four years.
The prime minister, in a meeting with a delegation of Chinese construction firm China Road and Bridge Corporation, headed by President Ye Chengyin, said the government was answerable to the masses for protection of public money.
He said the government was also ensuring transparency in the development projects besides prioritizing the public interest works.
Prime Minister Shehbaz said that he as well as the whole nation was grateful to Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese people for their support to Pakistan following the destruction caused by the rains and consequent flash floods.
He also instructed the authorities concerned to accomplish the CPEC projects on priority as well as within the stipulated time frame.
During the meeting, the prime minister was briefed on ongoing and completed mega projects.
The meeting was also briefed in detail about the progress of Karachi Coastal Development Project, Rashakai Special Economic Zone, Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway, Babusar Tunnel, ML-1, and railway corridor between Karachi Port and PIPRI.
Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, special assistants to prime minister Jahanzeb Khan, Zafaruddin Mahmood, and relevant senior officers attended the meeting. Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Faisal Sabzwari joined the meeting through video link.