CPEC western route: China to finance 3 more projects


The three new projects to be financed by China fall on the western route of the corridor.

CPEC: $30 billion projects implemented so far

They include a 280-kilomtre road from Raikot to Thakot at a cost of Rs8bn, 210km dual carriageway from Yarik to Zhob (Rs80bn), and a 110km road from Basima to Khuzdar (Rs19.76bn).

An agreement will be signed between the two countries in this regard in China-Pakistan Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting to be held on Dec 29 (Thursday) in Beijing.

CPEC: Pak-China 6th JCC meeting in Beijing

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal , NHA chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar and other senior government officials have already left for China .

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