CPEC has helped overcome severe energy crises: Bakhtiar

CPEC has helped overcome severe energy crises: Bakhtiar

Minister for Planning and Development Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has said the government will facilitate investors with continuous policy support to create a pull factor.

He was addressing at a launching ceremony of Friends of Silk Road in Islamabad.

The Minister said Belt and Road Plan is transforming this century wherein China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an iconic project.

He said that CPEC has helped overcome severe energy crises in the country and sufficient power availability is supporting to ensure investment in Pakistan.

The Minister said Rashakai Special Economic Zone would be the first which will hit the ground in the coming six weeks.

He informed that Chinese experts are visiting Pakistan this month in order to promote cooperation in agriculture sector.

Khusro Bakhtiar said that groundbreaking of a number of projects including Gwadar Power Plant, New International Airport, Vocational Institute and Hospital would be performed in the coming few weeks.