CPEC: Government claims completing projects worth $18 billions
ISLAMABAD (APP): Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms,Ahsan Iqbal said on Monday that out of US$ 46 billion projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), projects worth US$ 18 billion had already hit the ground while US$ 17 billion were in the pipeline.
Talking to press attaches to be posted abroad, he said, the CPEC framework had been turned from a piece of paper into an investment of US$ 46 billion.
He said, the CPEC initiative would not only benefit China and Pakistan but it would be beneficial for the entire region.
He said, those initiating propaganda campaign against this vital project would miserably failed.
He said, there was a need to further improve positive image of Pakistan among the world's nations.