CDWP approved 10 mega projects worth Rs 78.3 billion

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CDWP approved 10 mega projects worth Rs 78.3 billion

ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved 10 mega projects worth Rs 78.3 billion.

CDWP on Wednesday approved seven projects worth Rs26.1 billion and recommended three projects worth Rs52.2 billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for consideration.

The CDWP meeting, which was presided over by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, deliberated upon various projects related to energy devolution & area development, transport & communication, physical planning & housing and water resources.

Two projects related to energy devolution & area development were presented during the meeting. The first project titled “Bajour Area Development Project”, worth Rs861.917 million, was approved by CDWP.

The main objective of the project is to eliminate poppy cultivation by providing alternate livelihood facilities to the people of the area; construction of rural roads will also make the area accessible to political administration.

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