Cabinet committee expresses satisfaction over CPEC projects' progress August 15, 2020

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Cabinet committee expresses satisfaction over CPEC projects' progress August 15, 2020

ISLAMABAD- The Cabinet’s Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor has expressed its satisfaction over the progress of CPEC projects.

The committee met in Islamabad with Minister for Planning, Asad Umar in the chair and reviewed the progress of CPEC.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa briefed the committee about the progress of various CPEC projects being executed across the country.

Asim Bajwa said the officials from the relevant ministries reaffirmed their full commitment to accelerate work on CPEC projects.

In a series of tweets, Asad Umar said the cabinet’s committee reviewed progress of CPEC projects during the financial year 2019-20.

He said in the power sector, two projects with capacity of 1,980 MW were commissioned while ground breaking of another was done. Similarly, financial close of two projects was achieved and concession agreements of two hydel projects of 1,800 MW capacity were signed.