Chinese Govt keen to complete CPEC project on time: Ahsan

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ISLAMABAD, May 4 (APP): Minister for Planning, Development and
Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday informed that the Chinese Government was keen to complete China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on priorities was taking measures in this regard.

Briefing a meeting of Special Committee on CPEC here, the minister
said that under the project, the Chinese government would invest US $46 billion out of which an amount of $35 billion would be spent on the energy projects in the country.

He said that in Sindh and Balochistan provinces, energy projects
worth of $11.3 billion and $9.1 billion respectively would be initiated.
Ahsan Iqbal informed that in Gwadar city, 300 MW power projects
would be launched. Work on the Western Route of CPEC project was going on rapidly, he added.