CPEC western route: PTI government announces big decision over 790 km ChamanKarachi Highway

CPEC western route: PTI government announces big decision over 790 km ChamanKarachi Highway
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ISLAMABAD - Minister for Communications Murad Saeed told the house that National Highway Authority intends to dualize 790 kilometer long Chaman-Quetta-Karachi road.

Murad Saeed reaffirmed government's commitment to the construction of western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor project.

Parliamentary Secretary for Human Rights Lal Chand told the house that a survey is being launched to determine the exact number of disabled persons in the country. He said the survey will help the government formulate suitable policies for the welfare of disabled persons.

Minister for Power Omer Ayub told the House that in the first phase, Saudi Arabia will make an investment of twenty billion dollars in Pakistan.

He said that this investment also include the construction of an oil refinery in Gwadar.

Parliamentary Secretary on Foreign Affairs Andleeb Abbas expressed concerns over the tension between the US and Iran.

She said all the parties should resolve the matters through dialogue. She expressed satisfaction that the US President has now offered dialogue to his Iranian counterpart.

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