Pakistan, China discuss progress on railways project under CPEC



ISLAMABAD, Jul 12 (APP):A delegation of Chinese consortium in terms of Framework
Agreement called on Chairman, Ministry of
Railways, Muhammad Javed Anwar here on Thursday and discussed
progress on ML-I (Karachi-Peshawar) project.
The Chairman highlighted importance of ML-I project and
informed that it is an Early Harvest and a strategic project of
China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.
The feasibility study of a preliminary design of Phase-I
of the Project has been completed and is in final stages of review
process so that next steps of project implementation could be
initiated on priority.
Both sides also discussed areas of cooperation in railways sector.
The meeting was also attended by Mr. Sun, Head of Pakistan Mission
of CREC and Mazhar Ali Shah, Director General Planning.