PM inaugurates first phase of western route of CPEC


DI Khan, May 17 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here Tuesday  inaugurated the first phase of the western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) Yarik DI Khan to Rehmani Khel (55 kilometers long expressway) that would expedite pace of development in the southern districts of Khyber Pakthunkhwa.

Upon arrival at DI Khan, the Prime Minister was received by Khyber
Pakthunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, JUIF Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani, senior officials besides lawmakers and a large number of workers of PMLN and JUIF.

The Prime Minister formally inaugurated the 55 kilometers four-lane
expressway from Yarik DI Khan to Rehmanikhel on Indus Highway as part of first western route of CPEC.