Work on CPEC projects accelerated during PTI government: Planning Minister

ISLAMABAD, Sep 20 (APP):Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar Friday said the pace of work on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects had accelerated after the incumbent government came into power.

He was talking to Chinese ambassador Yao Jing who called on him here.
Bakhtyar said ongoing phase of CPEC would bring about socioeconomic benefits for the welfare of the people, noting that the bilateral framework agreement has now entered into the second phase with focus on poverty alleviation, agriculture and industrial cooperation.

The minister said CPEC offered enormous potential to boost national economy and reduce poverty.