Pakistan-China economic corridor approved

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By Sarkaritel February 24, 2015 11:06

Pakistan-China economic corridor approved


24pak_china_copIslamabad, Feb 24  The federal cabinet of Pakistan, during a meeting Monday, approved the Pakistan-China economic corridor, a media report said.

Approval was also given along for starting negotiations with Beijing for importing 1,000 megawatts of electricity from China by laying a new transmission line, Dawn online reported.

The Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (PCEC) is the country’s biggest road project launched by the government.

Work on one of the sections of the PCEC was initiated in December 2014, under which a motorway from Havelian to Thakot as phase one of the Islamabad-Raikot section of the corridor would be constructed.

The Havalian to Thakot section of the corridor is being financed by China while other phases will be carried out on the basis of build, operate and Transfer (BOT).

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel February 24, 2015 11:06